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Georgetown Univ. Celebrates ‘LGBTQ History Month’ with ‘OUTober’
10/29/2014
Georgetown University’s LGBTQ Resource Center and GU Pride are currently holding “OUTober,” an ongoing event celebrating “LGBTQ History Month,” according to The Hoya. This year’s OUTober featured a “coming out day” and a lecture from a transgender activist.


Some Catholic Colleges Have Provided Same-Sex Benefits for Several Years
10/17/2014
While Notre Dame is making the headlines for its apparently quick decision to provide employee benefits to “same-sex spouses,” many Catholic colleges have been providing same-sex benefits to varying degrees for years, with some policies in force for almost a decade.


Georgetown Becomes First Catholic University to Hire Hindu Chaplain
10/15/2014
Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., was the first Catholic university to hire a rabbi and an imam to work in campus ministry, and recently became the first to hire a Hindu cleric as well.


Pro-Abortion Rights Students Protest Cardinal Wuerl at Georgetown
9/30/2014
H*yas for Choice, an unofficial student group at Georgetown University, staged a silent protest before an event in which the University awarded an honorary degree to the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl, according to The Hoya.


Georgetown Muslim Studies Director, Professors Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions
9/29/2014
Thirteen professors at Georgetown University—reportedly more than any other university in the United States—have joined an American Studies Association (ASA) boycott of Israeli academic institutions, according to Georgetown’s student newspaper, The Hoya.


Students Promote ‘Love and Fidelity’ on Catholic Campuses
9/16/2014
Students affiliated with the Love and Fidelity Network are advancing the group’s mission on several Catholic university campuses across the country to promote the institution of marriage, the role of the family in society, and the meaning of sexual integrity.


Georgetown Student Shares Ways to Evangelize on Campus
8/21/2014
Louis Cona, a student at Georgetown University, recently shared his perspective on how to evangelize at college and spoke with The Cardinal Newman Society about the opportunities and difficulties he has encountered living the faith on campus.


Professors from Catholic Universities Sign Plea for End to Genocide in Iraq
8/14/2014
Thirty-eight prominent Catholic university professors and others have signed a plea calling for “the United States and the international community [to] act immediately and decisively to stop the ISIS/ISIL genocide".


Report by Georgetown Institute Strains against Church on Abortion, Sex Ed.
8/13/2014
The Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH), a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, has co-authored a report apparently lamenting policies restricting abortion and recommending that adolescents begin receiving sex education at as young as 10 years of age.


Georgetown Professor Named Counsel to Vice President Joe Biden
8/8/2014
Georgetown University Law Center professor Victoria Nourse will now serve as counsel to Vice President Joe Biden, according to a press release from the University.


Ken Starr: We Must be Vigilant to Defend Our Heritage of Religious Freedom
6/5/2014
Baylor University President Ken Starr wrote a piece on the history of religious freedom in the U.S. and  urged vigilance in protecting it at the blog of the Religious Freedom Project.


Fr. Thomas Reese Undermines Efforts to Strengthen Catholic Identity in Schools
5/29/2014
Father Reese, S.J., a former Georgetown University professor who is reportedly a visiting scholar at Santa Clara University in Calif., recently undercut some bishops’ efforts to strengthen their schools’ Catholic identity.


Justice Scalia: Georgetown Not Catholic Anymore
5/21/2014
In an interview with The Remnant’s Vincent Chiarello, Scalia spoke extensively about his faith and about his memories of the Jesuit University. He said that when he attended, “they rolled you out of bed to attend Mass. Not anymore.”


Georgetown Prof. Defends Jesuit Priest Whose Writing Fell under Vatican Scrutiny
5/16/2014
Fr. Peter Phan defended Fr. Michael Amaladoss, S.J., who reportedly has already agreed to endorse Church teaching in an article after a recent investigation into his writings by the CDF.


Jesuit Theologian Investigated by Vatican Reportedly Agrees to Endorse Church Teaching
5/15/2014
Father Michael Amaladoss, S.J.—whose writing has been used in some Catholic college courses—has reportedly acquiesced to a Vatican order to write an article endorsing Church teaching following investigation into his writings.


Vatican Pledges Action on Georgetown University, Declares Evidence of Scandals ‘Well-Founded’
5/14/2014
Archbishop Zani, secretary of the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education, sent his remarks in response to a canon law petition organized by William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist and a Georgetown alumnus.


Bill Clinton to Deliver Policy Lecture at Alma Mater Georgetown
4/29/2014
Clinton, who is pro-abortion rights, revoked the Mexico City Policy and vetoed a bill banning partial birth abortion while president.


Georgetown’s Women in Leadership Summit Honored Abortion Rights Supporter
4/29/2014
Dee Dee Myers, former press secretary for President Bill Clinton, served on the board of NARAL’s San Francisco Power of Choice Luncheon just last month.


Georgetown Law Prof. Led U.S. Delegation to Papal Canonizations
4/28/2014
John Podesta, who led the delegation for the Obama administration to the Vatican for the Mass of canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, is the former president of the pro-abortion Center for American Progress.


Newman Society President Lectures at Georgetown on Threats to Catholic Education
4/3/2014
“There seems to be a growing intolerance for those who teach and live the Catholic faith—intolerance from nonbelievers but also, and perhaps especially, from dissenting Catholics," said Patrick Reilly.


Will Moderator, Panelist Undermine Georgetown’s Evangelium Gaudium Symposium?
3/27/2014
Speaking on the issue of “Where the Church Goes from Here” at Georgetown will be Fr. Hollenbach, S.J, who has publicly opposed the U.S. bishops’ implementation of the mandatum.


Students Hold ‘Choice Week’ Promoting Abortion at Georgetown University
3/25/2014
A group of Georgetown University students plans to attend Planned Parenthood’s rally at the U.S. Supreme Court as the Hobby Lobby case over the HHS contraceptive mandate is heard.


Georgetown Law Center to Host Justice Kagan for Inaugural Dean’s Lecture
3/14/2014
During her time working for the Clinton administration, Kagan, according to CNSNews, wrote a strategy memo in opposition to a bill that would outlaw partial birth abortion.


Georgetown Student Group’s ‘Sex Positive Week’ Includes Erotic Dancing Instruction
3/5/2014
Ending on Ash Wednesday, a Georgetown student group with funding from the University student association is sponsoring a weeklong event called “Sex Positive Week.”


Georgetown Hosts Pro-Abortion Rights Senator for Prominent Lecture
3/4/2014
Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., announced on its website that it hosted a talk by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren on the issue of preventing civilian casualties in war.


Fr. Schall on the Troubling Transformation of Religious Freedom
2/25/2014
Fr. Schall, S.J., who taught political philosophy at Georgetown University for decades until recently retiring, wrote that the secular state’s efforts to narrow the definition of religious freedom must be thwarted.


Hilary Rodham Clinton Awards at Georgetown University Presented by Clinton
2/24/2014
Clinton once reportedly called a ban on partial birth abortion an “erosion of our constitutional rights” and is thought to be considering a run for the presidency of the United States in 2016.


‘Nuns on the Bus’ to Discuss ‘Women’s Leadership After Vatican II’ at Georgetown
2/20/2014
Sister Ilia Delio, O.S.F., director of Catholic studies and a visiting professor at Georgetown, invited four sisters to Georgetown to “discuss the role of nuns…in the areas of social justice, education, leadership, and health care.”


Abortion Rights Supporting Congressman Speaks at Georgetown
2/11/2014
Congressman John Lewis was invited to speak at Georgetown about his new memoir March: Book One which details his experiences during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with Martin Luther King Jr.


Student Activist Praises Georgetown’s Lax Standards on Sexual Activity
1/31/2014
Georgetown University Pride President Thomas Lloyd credited the Jesuit University with having “grown greatly in the last five years on issues such as queer inclusion and women’s issues.”


Georgetown’s Campus Police Removed Condom Table, Claims H*yas for Choice
1/29/2014
“Instead of being recognized as a contribution to a campus that strives for diversity, we are treated like a nuisance that undermines the university’s image,” wrote two members of H*yas for Choice.


College Students Credited as Driving Force in March for Life
1/27/2014
Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide are featured for their participation in and efforts surrounding the March for Life in a recent article by The Catholic News Agency.


Pelosi, Other Politicians Praise Georgetown on 225th Anniversary
1/24/2014
Congressman Pelosi, a mother of several Georgetown graduates and a supporter of abortion rights and same-sex marriage, said, “For 225 years, Georgetown University has been a national treasure..."


Georgetown Students Organize Large Pro-Life Conference
1/7/2014
Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, will be headlining this year’s Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life at Georgetown University.


Georgetown Prof: Was Apostles’ Love for Jesus ‘Homoerotic’?
12/30/2013
A Georgetown University professor recently said on MSNBC that the Apostles’ love for Jesus could be viewed as “interestingly homoerotic.”


Georgetown Cheers Reconfirmation of Professor, ‘Sexual Liberty’ Advocate to Federal Commission
12/19/2013
"She is carrying on Georgetown Law's strong tradition of public service, and we are all tremendously proud of her," said Georgetown Law Dean William Treanor.


Picture of Contradiction: Pope Francis Poses with Georgetown Scarf
12/18/2013
The photo was taken on Saturday during a visit to Rome, not with University officials, but with leaders of a Georgetown center for religious freedom who seem at odds with the University’s capitulation to the HHS mandate.


Fordham Presents Theologian Rebuked by Vatican
12/17/2013
A recent panel discussion at Fordham University asked what religious traditions could learn from those who label themselves “spiritual but not religious.” 


Georgetown University Hosts Obamacare Events on Campus
12/9/2013
The first keynote was by Pres. Barack Obama’s chief of staff Denis McDonough and the second keynote was former senator and abortion rights advocate Tom Daschle.


Georgetown and the Case of the Missing Condoms
11/25/2013
Envelopes full of condoms placed on dormitory doors by the student group H*yas for Choice have gone missing or been vandalized, according to the student newspaper.


Blatty’s Canon Law Appeal to Restore Catholic Identity at Georgetown Gains International Attention
11/22/2013
In a recent article for The Times of London, William Peter Blatty explained why he is appealing to Rome about the state of Catholic identity at his alma mater.


Georgetown University Rescinds Invitation to Radical Egyptian-Nazi Slated to Speak on Campus
11/22/2013
Georgetown University was scheduled to host an event on the political turmoil in Egypt featuring a member of the country’s Nazi Party.


Cardinal O’Malley Decries Cohabitation Mentality for Undermining Marriage
11/22/2013
The Newman Guide colleges make chastity a corner stone of campus life by fostering a supportive, authentically Catholic environment, and instituting student life policies.


VIDEO: Georgetown’s ‘Coming Out’ Day Mocks Faithful Catholicism
11/18/2013
TFP Student Action, an organization committed to defending moral values on campus, recently filmed a video at Georgetown University’s ‘Coming Out’ day. 


Gonzaga Alumni’s 1887 Trust: Fighting to Preserve Catholic Identity at the University
11/11/2013
Gonzaga University doesn’t always have to be Catholic, said Dr. David DeWolf, professor of law at Gonzaga University’s law school, in an article published by the 1887 Trust.


Radical Pro-Abortion Georgetown Law Professor’s Court Nomination Faces Vote This Week
11/11/2013
Georgetown Law professor Cornelia “Nina” Pillard’s nomination was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last month for a seat on the 11-member court.  


Students Start Condom Delivery Service at Georgetown University
11/5/2013
Students at Georgetown may now simply fill out a form and in order to obtain condoms via pick up at a “free speech” zone located in Red Square on campus or have the birth control delivered.


Catholic Identity on Campus: A Matter of Life or Death?
10/31/2013
Daniel McInerny, English language editor for Aleteia, has written a compelling commentary about the essential role that Catholic identity and culture play in a Catholic university’s vitality. 


PBS Contrasts Two Very Different Catholic Universities
10/30/2013
Ave Maria president James Towey said, "What’s needed now is a Catholicism rooted in scripture, sacramental in nature, that’s open to engagement with the world without losing its own identity."


EXCLUSIVE: Georgetown Law Class Required to Work for Pro-Abortion Lobby
10/24/2013
"...here students are being required to work for a pro-abortion lobby, making America's oldest Catholic university an active agent of the culture of death."


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