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Born-again Christian protestors were removed from Healy Circle by GUPD.

Anti-Catholic Demonstrators Preach Salvation at Front Gates

Three anti-Catholic, born-again Christian preachers stood outside the university’s front gates reading gospel passages and trying to spread an evangelical message to about 50 onlookers for about an hour-and-a-half Wednesday afternoon. “Your good works don’t save you. Trying to be a good person doesn’t work for God. You can’t be[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

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

Panel Addresses Religious Freedom and Contraceptives

The Georgetown University Knights of Columbus sponsored a panel Tuesday night in response to the controversy surrounding the Obama administration’s new regulations governing contraception coverage. The panelists, four of five of whom represented religiously conservative groups, expressed concern that the announcements from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments News
EARL: How Fundamental is the Right to Life?

EARL: How Fundamental is the Right to Life?

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, all people have an inviolable, inalienable and fundamental moral right, namely, the “right to life and physical integrity from the moment of conception until death.” As Pope John Paul II put it in his Christifidelis Laici, the right to life is “the most basic[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion
LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

In the back of Mark Regnerus’ lecture on “the mating market” Thursday night sat a small but readily visible group of students wearing GU Pride T-shirts and holding rainbow flags. The group, representatives of Georgetown’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally community, attended the event, which was[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Finding Jewish Life on Our Jesuit Hilltop

After completing a year at Washington University in St. Louis, it was quite clear to me that the Missouri campus was far from the school of my dreams. Though a bit discouraged, I was determined that somewhere out there was a better fit for my personality and ambitions. After looking[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Catholics Wary of MOOCs

Though the massive open online courses trend seems to pervade higher education today, Georgetown is the only Catholic university that has added MOOCs to its curriculum. In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, John Malesic, an associate professor of theology at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., argued that[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Taking Pride and Joy in Catholic Identity

In his book, “Idea of a University,” Cardinal John Henry Newman states that “the human spirit must be cultivated in such a way that there results a growth in its ability to wonder, to understand, to contemplate, to make personal judgments and to develop a religious, moral and social sense.”[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Teach-In to Explore Faith-Based Topics

A delegation of 21 Georgetown students will attend the 16th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, joining representatives from Jesuit high schools, universities, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and the Ignatian community in Crystal City, Va., this weekend. The first teach-in was held in 1996 after the 1989 murders of six Jesuits in El Salvador because[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments City News, News