Post Tagged with: "Catholic"

‘On Faith’ Gathers GU Following

Faith, spirituality and politics are popular food for thought and discussion on campus. But a select few have extended their contributions to these debates to a broader audience through The Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog. The blog, which is managed by Elizabeth Tenety (COL ’07), has featured the writing of[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Faith in Our Founding

A university is a place of conversation. Last year, discussion about the 2010 Campus Plan dominated much of Georgetown’s dialogue. This year, with campus plan negotiations behind us for now, Georgetown begins a new conversation, one of the most important that can be had: a dialogue on the Catholic and[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Opinion

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
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

Motives Questioned in First Papal Resignation in Six Centuries

Pope Benedict XVI announced yesterday that he would resign as head of the Roman Catholic Church, becoming only the fifth pontiff to step down from the position in the history of the papacy and the first in over 600 years. Benedict, 85, cited “advanced age” and health as factors in[Read More…]

by February 12, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

GAVIN & HONJIYO: Catholic VPs a Split Decision

In last month’s vice presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were asked about how their Catholicism impacted their decisions on political issues like abortion and contraceptives. The candidates’ answers were relatively evasive and not very substantive — a surprise to no one who followed the[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Opinion

HEALY: Community Service a Worthwhile Requirement

As the oldest and perhaps best-known Catholic and Jesuit university in the country, Georgetown has a unique opportunity to represent the tenets of that heritage. One of the founding ideals of that Jesuit tradition is that one must use one’s talents not simply to enrich oneself, but to enrich the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Dahlgren Repairs Are on Schedule

Dahlgren Repairs Are on Schedule

With the restoration of Dahlgren Chapel’s foundation almost completed, administrators began interviewing candidates to redesign the building’s interior Monday. A selection committee composed of administrators from the Office of Campus Mission and Ministry, the Office of Planning and Project Management and the Office of Advancement will choose an architect to[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Launch National Network for LGBTQ Acceptance

The Catholic Association of Students for Equality, a nationwide organization founded by Georgetown students with the mission of promoting acceptance of all sexual orientations on Catholic college campuses, was launched Thursday. CASE members announced the formation of their group in an open letter Thursday. “We were … raised with Catholic[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
TISA: Faith, Sexuality in Harmony

TISA: Faith, Sexuality in Harmony

This column is the first time I acknowledge my sexuality in a public record. From here on out, alea iacta est — “the die is cast.” There can be no return, and I feel entirely at peace. Do not interpret the above to say I dedicate myself forevermore to the[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion