Post Tagged with: "heed the call"

Heed the Call Initiative Receives Endorsements, Plans Next Steps

The Heed the Call initiative, a student-led effort to encourage the university to house a refugee family on campus, gained new ground last week when it received endorsements from five student groups. Max Rosner (COL ’18), who heads the movement, laid out plans for overcoming the logistical hurdles of the[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Heeding Moral Imperatives

The Georgetown University Faculty Senate, a governing body of 75 full-time faculty members who advise President John DeGioia, approved a resolution last week condemning President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, promising to support and protect all university faculty, staff and students who stand to be harmed by the travel[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Petition for Georgetown to Sponsor Refugees Launches

About 300 students have signed a petition to make Georgetown the first U.S. Catholic university to sponsor a family of refugees as part of new refugee advocacy group Heed the Call. The petition, launched Feb. 21, has been endorsed by the Georgetown University College Democrats, Georgetown University College Republicans, Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

ROSNER: Heeding the Call of Compassion

On Sept. 6, 2015, Pope Francis declared, “I make an appeal. … May every parish, every religious community, every monastery, every shrine welcome one [refugee] family, beginning with my diocese of Rome. … The Gospel calls us to be ‘neighbors’ with the abandoned, and to give them concrete hope.” Soon[Read More…]

by February 21, 2017 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top