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VIEWPOINT: Reconciling Jesuit Teachings With Abuse

VIEWPOINT: Reconciling Jesuit Teachings With Abuse

This viewpoint discusses sexual abuse. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Our senior year began after the Pennsylvania grand jury report named 300 Catholic priests across the state who had sexually abused children over a span of 70 years. The sexual abuse crisis[Read More…]

CARNES: The High Calling of Bothered Excellence

CARNES: The High Calling of Bothered Excellence

What makes a Jesuit education different? Over the years, I have heard many efforts to describe the unique chemistry of a place like Georgetown. Last week, though, I heard one that was genuinely new for me. A Jesuit who has served as president of two universities summed up our educational[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
O’BRIEN: Intellectual Risks Yield New Insights

O’BRIEN: Intellectual Risks Yield New Insights

Emile Allais died last year at the age of 100. Few outside of the realm of competitive skiing would recognize his name, but his popularization of the tactic of keeping skis parallel to each other to maintain speed on turns revolutionized the sport in the 1930s. According to The New York Times’ Hugo Lindgren,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Opinion

MAHER: Reflection Soothes Souls

A wise Franciscan nun once counseled me that it is imperative to locate the oases of grace in your life and visit them regularly. She explained that we all know of places where the odds are good that we will brush up against God or, better, that we will allow[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments Opinion