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UK Minister of Faith Calls for Religious Tolerance

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the United Kingdom’s first minister for faith, called for an international response to religious persecution at the Alumni House on Friday.   Tom Farr, director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, moderated the event.   During the hour-and-a-half-long[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Opus Prize Chooses Finalists

The finalists for this year’s Opus Prize, a $1 million award that honors volunteers who are inspired by faith to solve social problems around the world, hail everywhere from Indonesia to Washington, D.C. Monday, the Opus Prize Foundation announced the Fahmina Institute, along with Carol Keehan, Catholic Health Association president,[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Burglary Reported in Berkley Center

A locked office in the Berkley Center was burglarized over the weekend, the Department of Public Safety reported today. The incident occurred between Friday at 5:15 p.m. and Sunday at 10:45 a.m., when an unknown intruder forced open the secured door and stole a digital camera dna  laptop computer. There is currently[Read More…]

by September 23, 2013 0 comments City News, News

‘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
Panel Recounts Balkan Horrors

Panel Recounts Balkan Horrors

Imam Sabahudin Ceman recounted his experiences in a concentration camp during the Balkan War before a hushed audience in Riggs Library Monday afternoon. “In 1992, I was taken from my home,” he said. “I was tortured, as were many others, but by the will of God, I survived. … It would be easy[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Winners of Interfaith Essay Contest Announced

Winners of Interfaith Essay Contest Announced

Four students were recognized as winners of the Interfaith Dialogue and Service Video and Essay contest Friday. The contest, which is a part of the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge, selected students who addressed ways the university’s Jesuit values affect their respective faith backgrounds and community involvement in their[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments News

Ramadan Pioneers Vision for Future of Islamic World

I have been lucky enough to hear a number of world leaders and intellectuals speak at Gaston Hall over the course of my four years at Georgetown, including President Obama, Kofi Annan, Hamid Karzai, Tony Blair and the secretary general of NATO. This past Monday, however, I heard Tariq Ramadan,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Report Discovers Global Values Gap

People across the globe harbor distrust for multinational corporations and their motivations, according to a new report titled “Faith and the Global Agenda: Values for the Post-Crisis Economy,” co-researched by the Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the World Economic Forum. A portion of the[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized