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Former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., who served in the position from 1989 to 2001, oversaw numerous changes to Georgetown during his tenure that solidified Georgetown’s values in diversity.

O’Donovan Dicusses GU’s History in Diversity

Former University President Leo O’Donovan, S.J. lead Georgetown from 1989 until 2001. Throughout his tenure, O’Donovan reflected upon the evolving Catholic identity of the institution, charging a faculty study on the university’s identity. He also established the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and hired the first full-time Imam at any American[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Luis Fortuño (R-Puerto Rico), John Carr and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) discussed the pope’s address to Congress in McCarthy Hall on Friday.

IPPS Event Discusses Papal Visit

The Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and IPPS Fellow Luis Fortuño (R-Puerto Rico) for a dialogue on the political implications of Pope Francis’ Congressional address to a crowd of around 60 people in McCarthy Hall on Friday. Promoted as a conversation between both Democrat and[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Doing Good Without God

Doing Good Without God

As a result of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, including Washington, D.C., Georgetown’s Catholic community is abuzz with excitement and praise for the pontiff. It doesn’t take much more than a glance at one’s Facebook feed to know that people are excited to see a pope who is[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 8 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Hoyas Flock to Catch Glimpse of Pope Francis

Pope Francis began his first trip to the United States with a tour of Washington, D.C., from Sept. 22 to 24, marking the third papal visit in the District’s history. President Barack Obama and his family greeted the pope as he arrived at Joint Base Andrews on Tuesday afternoon. The[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DAN KREYTAK FOR THE HOYA
Pope Francis appears on the Capitol balcony Thursday morning following his speech to a joint session of Congress. Tens of thousands gathered on the West Lawn to await the pontiff, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and clergy.

Pontiff Urges Congress to Uphold Social Justice

Pope Francis delivered the first papal address to a joint meeting of Congress in history Thursday, encouraging bipartisan collaboration on issues ranging from social justice and immigration rights to the environment and traditional American values. Following the nearly 40-minute address, the pope appeared on the balcony of the Capitol to[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Q&A: DeGioia on Faith, A Campus Reconstructed

Q&A: DeGioia on Faith, A Campus Reconstructed

Amid the buzz of the papal visit, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia Thursday to discuss Georgetown’s Jesuit identity, DeGioia’s personal connection to his faith and a variety of campus issues including construction, sexual assault and sustainability. How do you feel about Pope Francis’ visit to[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

O’Brien, Giordano Talk Environmental Encyclical

Around 30 students gathered at a roundtable discussion on faith and environmental sustainability led by Director of the Science, Technology and International Affairs Program Mark Giordano and Vice President for Mission and Ministry Rev. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., in McShain Lounge on Monday in light of the papal visit. The discussion,[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students involved in Hoyas for Immigrant Rights will join a larger national pilgrimage, including 100 migrant women and supporters of immigrant rights, Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Students Join Papal Pilgrimage

Students in Hoyas for Immigrant Rights will join 100 migrant women on the last few miles of their 100 Women, 100 Mile Pilgrimage for Migrant Justice from Pennsylvania to D.C. to greet Pope Francis at his meeting with Congress. More than 40 students will meet the women and their supporters[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

For more than two decades, churchgoers at Dahlgren Chapel have prayed under an iron cross that accompanied the voyage of the first settlers from England to Maryland in 1634. When Pope Francis conducts his first service at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception next Wednesday, the same cross will[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top