Sister Mary Scullion is Inquirer’s 2011 Citizen of the Year

    Everyone’s looking ahead, but let’s take one more glance back at 2011.

    The Inquirer Editorial Board Sunday chose its 2011 Citizen of the Year, and the recipient is a well-know, ever-present Philadelphia face.
    Sister Mary Scullion, who has spent the last 20-plus years trying to improve the lives of Philadelphia’s homeless, most recently led the fight against City Council’s move to crackdown on panhandling and opened the Connelly House for formerly homeless residents.

    Scullion also helped found Project HOME, a nonprofit devoted to assisting the homeless.

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