Post Tagged with: "Cardinal"

The Vatican Initiates Deeper Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Against McCarrick

The Vatican Initiates Deeper Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Against McCarrick

Pope Francis sanctioned a deeper examination of Vatican archives to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The announcement of the investigation was the first response from the Vatican following McCarrick’s resignation in July. The Vatican will investigate the Archives[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Washington-area Catholics are asking Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, left, to resign after a decade of improperly addressing widespread sexual assault within the Catholic Church. Wuerl holds an honorary degree from Georgetown, which he received in 2014.

District Leaders, Community Condemn Wuerl Inaction

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and other prominent Catholics in the city are calling for the Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to resign due to his handling of past sexual misconduct cases. Formerly the bishop of Pittsburgh, Wuerl has been accused in a grand jury report of covering[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
The Catholic University of America is one prominent Catholic institution which has denounced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick by revoking his degrees. Georgetown has yet to issue a public response.

Students Urge University to Condemn Former Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

Catholic student groups at Georgetown University are calling upon the university to take a stronger stance against sexual abuse following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C. The New York Times reported June 20 that McCarrick sexually abused men and boys over several[Read More…]

by August 27, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Women’s Soccer | GU Falls to Top-Ranked Stanford

The Georgetown women’s soccer team (1-1-0) suffered its first loss of the young season on Sunday, falling 3-0 to No. 5 Stanford (2-0-0) under a deluge of second-half Cardinal goals. The three tallies over a span of eight minutes early in the second period cracked a Hoya defense which had[Read More…]

by August 21, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

WOMEN’S SOCCER | GU Run Ragged by No. 2 Cardinal

Despite an extra day to prepare thanks to Hurricane Irene, the No. 20 Georgetown women’s soccer team came out flat against No. 2 Stanford on Monday afternoon and trailed the entire way en route to a 4-1 loss. The Cardinal started the scoring early, when senior forward Lindsay Taylor found[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Sports
Anti-Abortion Summit at GU

Anti-Abortion Summit at GU

Abortion opponents reaffirmed their commitment to battle Roe v. Wade this past weekend, gathering at Georgetown for the 12th annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. The conference, which was organized by the Georgetown Knights of Columbus, Right to Life and Catholic Daughters, is named for Cardinal John O’Connor (GRD ’70),[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

D.C. Archbishop Made Cardinal

Most Rev. Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, was one of 24 clergymen to be given one of the Vatican’s highest honors last week, when he was elevated to cardinal status. Wuerl is the fifth archbishop of Washington, D.C., and the first since 2001 to receive the appointment. On Oct. 20,[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments City News, News