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Discovering a Piece of History on Campus

Discovering a Piece of History on Campus

Dahlgren Chapel boasts an impressive piece of history: the cross on the wall. Father G. Ronald Murphy, a German professor at Georgetown, describes his journey of discovering the cross and his plight of displaying it at Georgetown today. Father Murphy is an acclaimed author and scholar from Trenton, N.J. His[Read More…]

Georgetown’s Storied Culture of Encounter

Pope Francis has recently urged us to build a “culture of encounter.” He warns against an inward-looking culture that is closed off to the adventure and beauty of life. Furthermore, he believes that this self-referential culture eventually “gets sick.” Conversely, Francis advocates that a culture of encounter is one that[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

For DeGioia’s Legacy, Faith Above Politics

The purpose of a Catholic and Jesuit education is perhaps best summarized by the words etched upon the entrance of Lauinger Library: “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32). The search for truth is the root principle of a Catholic and Jesuit education[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Francis to Return Church to Its Roots

The spiritual teaching of St. Ignatius of Loyola calls for all of humanity to use individual gifts and talents “for the greater glory of God and the salvation of humanity.” Each person has his or her own intrinsic style of living, leading and loving. In this same vein, each pope[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments Opinion