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GAVIN & HONJIYO: LGBT Outreach a Catholic Church Duty

GAVIN & HONJIYO: LGBT Outreach a Catholic Church Duty

In response to concerns about the Catholic Church’s stance on same-sex marriage, Fr. Michael, a character on the NBC show “The New Normal,” asks, “Jesus was a fighter, son. How about you?” Fr. Michael’s question reflects a deep truth for the contemporary Church. For Catholics, there exists a serious tension between[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GAVIN & HONJIYO: Jesuit Core Shapes Campus

GAVIN & HONJIYO: Jesuit Core Shapes Campus

Georgetown is best seen as a community. Although there are more than 7,000 undergraduates living and working on the Hilltop — and even more faculty, staff and administrators — we are all members of the same university, and our collective lives are best viewed in terms of community. There are[Read More…]

by March 28, 2013 0 comments Opinion

GAVIN & HONJIYO: New Pope Must Lead Church to Reform

The Catholic Church is currently at one of the more important stages in its leadership cycle: The transition from one pope to another. Just a few weeks ago, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would be stepping down from the Papacy and retiring to a monastery to focus more on[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Gavin & Honjiyo: No One Brand of Catholic

Gavin & Honjiyo: No One Brand of Catholic

I’m a Catholic. Sounds like a simple enough statement. Yet in today’s America, this phrase invokes a complicated mix of family history, social class, ethnicity, geographic origin and worldview. A Catholic identity is more than simply a religious affiliation because it encompasses a variety of experiences, beliefs and facets of[Read More…]

by August 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion