Post Tagged with: "Catholic"

Catholic Identity Fosters Interfaith Dialogue

Imam Yahya Hendi, Georgetown’s Muslim chaplain, speaks quietly and with care, so that his words carry a certain poignant intensity. But when he speaks about the Georgetown community’s reaction to the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, he is particularly moved.   By 10:30 that morning, he said, most people had[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

A Catholic University

Look closely at the university seal the next time you tip-toe around the mosaic as you go into Healy Hall. You might be surprised how much of Georgetown – past, present and future – is embodied in the symbol.   You will notice in the left hand of the eagle[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Professor Launches Catholics for Equality

As Catholics across the United States continue to debate the legality of gay marriage, Fr. Joseph Palacios, S.J., adjunct professor of sociology, has taken the lead on helping to found Catholics for Equality, a new organization devoted to rallying Catholics in support of gay rights. Palacios, who serves on the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU’s Catholic Identity in Flux

Forty-one years after stepping down as president of Georgetown University, Fr. Gerard Campbell, S.J. still lives in the Jesuit community here, in a spacious third-floor room in Wolfington Hall. At 91, he’s much older now than he was when he led the university from 1965 to 1969, but although he wears a hearing[Read More…]

by September 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Eight Catholic Schools in D.C. Face Conversion

As a Catholic school, Georgetown may soon lose quite a bit of company in the District. Eight of the District’s 28 Catholic primary schools may soon become secular. Washington, D.C., Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl has proposed to convert these eight schools to charter schools, nonsectarian public schools that operate with[Read More…]

by September 17, 2007 0 comments City News, News