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MARTINEZ ADDIEGO: A Tradition of Human Dignity

MARTINEZ ADDIEGO: A Tradition of Human Dignity

While Jesuit values are often discussed at Georgetown University, our community would be well-served by understanding another set of teachings that transcends barriers of religious identity to acknowledge the worth of every person. Catholic social teaching draws upon Christ’s teachings of compassion to create a moral groundwork that inspires actions[Read More…]

by October 29, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was one of 300 Catholic Priests accused of sexually abusing boys and men. He currently holds an honorary degree at Georgetown that the university may revoke in light of the recent scandal.

University Considering Action Against Cardinal McCarrick

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia criticized Catholic leadership for its complicity in recently surfaced sexual assault scandals in an email on Tuesday. DeGioia’s email addressed a report published by a Pennsylvania Grand Jury in August that identified over 300 Catholic priests in Pennsylvania who sexually abused more than 1,000[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Reconciling Drug Use With Ethics and Religion

As a Jesuit university, Georgetown has always had a strong connection to religious traditions and ethics. But when drugs are involved, deeply held beliefs can seem dizzying and contradictory. From professional ethicists to everyday men and women of faith, Hoyas are doing the hard work of analyzing the ethics of[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Drug Issue, Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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School of Foreign Service Professor Yvonne Haddad, Anglican priest Naim Ateek and human rights lawyer Jonathan Kuttab discussed the problems faced by the Christian minority in Israel and Palestine at a panel discussion Friday in Copley Formal Lounge.

Peace Activists Discuss Christianity in Palestine

Anglican priest Naim Ateek and Mandela Institute for Palestinian Prisoners co-founder Jonathan Kuttab discussed several issues faced by the Christian minority in Israel and Palestine in a panel discussion in Copley Formal Lounge on Friday. The event, which was titled “Christians in the Holy Land,” was organized by the Prince[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Researches Persecution

The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs has partnered with the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights to create a new project, “Under Caesar’s Sword,” which will examine the growing issue of Christian persecution around the world. The joint venture of the two Catholic[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ROSENBERGER: Unexpected Solace in a Fractured Faith

ROSENBERGER: Unexpected Solace in a Fractured Faith

This year, I am giving up my faith for Lent. When I arrived home for spring break, I received the news that the longest, mutually beneficial relationship in my life had come to an end. Every few months since 1999, Joe the Barber has given me more or less the[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ROSENBERGER: Can Christianity Bring Sexy Back?

ROSENBERGER: Can Christianity Bring Sexy Back?

‘Mr. Collins, awkward and solemn, apologizing instead of attending, and often moving wrong without being aware of it, gave her all the shame and misery which a disagreeable partner for a couple of dances can give. The moment of her release from him was ecstasy.” Perhaps Elizabeth Bennet’s sentiments in Jane Austen’s[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Converts’ Better Future

Indian women of the “untouchable” caste increase their economic and social standing after converting to Christianity, a recent study by Berkley Center research fellow Rebecca Shah shows. The research, presented at the Dec. 13-14 “Christianity and Freedom” conference in Rome as part of Georgetown University’s Christianity and Freedom initiative, focused[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Return to Christianity as the Root of Charity

Every college campus has its dogmas — those beliefs that no one dares to question. Here at Georgetown, the term “social justice” seems to occupy that privileged place, attracting more attention than any sort of value of its kind. Its vogue reflects Georgetown’s Jesuit and Catholic character, in which social[Read More…]

by October 21, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Tannous Addressed the Relationship Between Christianity and Islam

Princeton University professor Jack Tannous presented an unconventional view of Muslim-Christian hybridity to a group students and professors Wednesday evening. As the first lecturer in the fall 2012 Islamic Studies Lecture Series “From Late Antiquity to Early Islam,” Tannous informed and surprised his audience with his presentation titled “What Difference[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News