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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

False Inclusiveness Plagues Debate

In his address at Germany’s Regensburg University in September 2006, Pope Benedict XVI asserted that faith without reason is fanaticism. Although he was not speaking about homosexuality, I think that this point directly applies to that debate. As students at a Jesuit institution, we are called upon to learn through[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments News

In New Film, Gingrich Takes On Secularism

For Newt Gingrich, conversion happened naturally. “I feel like what happened was I became Catholic over time and then realized. It wasn’t like one morning I woke up and said, `You know, I think I’ll be Catholic,’ but rather the process surrounded me, absorbed me,” Gingrich said in an exclusive[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments News
Teaching Theology a Must in Modern World

Teaching Theology a Must in Modern World

Georgetown has not been without its share of religious controversies in recent years. Conservatives claim Georgetown has forgotten its Catholic heritage with its support of initiatives for the LGBTQ community on campus, while liberals bemoan the school’s stance on issues related to abortion. Even President Obama couldn’t escape the criticism[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Opinion