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@ashleyhayek/X | The Georgetown Heckler has faced criticism after members drew butts on their foreheads in Red Square on Feb. 14, in celebration of what they called “Ass Wednesday.”

Satirical Rendering of Ash Wednesday as ‘Ass Wednesday’ Draws Pushback

By Paulina Inglima, City Desk Editor February 23, 2024

The Georgetown Heckler, a humor and satire magazine based at Georgetown University, has faced criticism after members drew butts on their foreheads in Red Square on Feb. 14, in celebration of what they...

VIEWPOINT: Contextualize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

VIEWPOINT: Contextualize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

By Maddie Naisbitt January 19, 2024

On Nov. 6, 2023, Fr. James Martin, S.J., a priest known for his advocacy and a member of Georgetown University’s Board of Directors, spoke at Georgetown, detailing the spiritual lessons from the story...

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Georgetown Hosts Dialogue to Promote Investment in Low-Income Families

By Michael Scime January 19, 2024

Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life hosted an online dialogue exploring how members of the Catholic faith can increase their efforts to help people experiencing...

The Many Problems of God

The Many Problems of God

By Jack Willis and Lauren Doherty September 21, 2023

Regardless of whether Georgetown University’s incoming first-years are studying hard science or humanities, all are united by a common obligation to the university’s core curriculum — in particular,...

Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life Selects New Director

Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life Selects New Director

By Kate Loughran January 19, 2023

Kim Daniels, an advisor to the Vatican and Catholic church officials, will be the new director of Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.  Daniels, who...

Americans Must Show Compassion to Immigrants, Religious, Community Leaders Say

Americans Must Show Compassion to Immigrants, Religious, Community Leaders Say

By Sophia Epley October 14, 2021

CW: This article references violence in Afghanistan. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Amid global crises, including the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the...

RUIZ: Bridging Faith and Spirituality

RUIZ: Bridging Faith and Spirituality

By Ana Ruiz April 26, 2019

Before coming to Georgetown, I was only religious on Sundays. My family went to church every week without fail. However, once  my mind shifted from church to schoolwork, I turned my Catholic switch off,...

FILE PHOTO: ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA | Three priests credibly accused of sexual assault worked at the Woodstock Theological Center, which operated from 1973 to 2013. Though the center was run independently by Jesuits, Woodstock had several ties to campus life, including student employees.

Abusers Lived, Worked at Campus Jesuit Spaces

By Riley Rogerson and Myroslav April 4, 2019

The Woodstock Theological Center moved into Old Ryan, now known as Ida Ryan Hall, in 1978. Over the next several decades, three priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct would work at Woodstock, a...

FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE LUBERTO FOR THE HOYA 
Cardinal Donald Wuerl currently holds an honorary degree from Georgetown University. Following allegations that Wuerl mishandled accusations of sexual abuse, students demanded his degree be revoked.

Students Call for Transparency in Degree Reviews

By Mason Mandell November 9, 2018

Students are pushing for expediency and greater input into a newly formed working group evaluating honorary degrees, including those held by cardinals implicated in the sexual abuse crisis, as it met...

Ministry Fundraising Email Draws Student, Alum Criticism

By Mason Mandell November 1, 2018

An Office of Mission and Ministry fundraising email sent Oct. 25 that linked the importance of financial donations to Georgetown University with the Catholic Church’s ongoing sexual abuse crisis...

SOPHIA NUNN for THE HOYA Anne Burke, a justice on the Supreme Court of Illinois, said that civil authorities should have oversignt to ensure a cultural change occurs in the church in order to curb clerical abuse within the Catholic Church, at a Dahlgren Dialogue on Oct. 24.

Panelists Seek Change in Church Culture

By Mason Mandell October 25, 2018

Empowering lay members and changing church culture are necessary for the Catholic Church to address sexual abuse, panelists agreed at a discussion held in the Dahlgren Chapel on Wednesday. The panelists...

The Vatican Initiates Deeper Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Against McCarrick

The Vatican Initiates Deeper Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Against McCarrick

By Mason Mandell October 9, 2018

Pope Francis sanctioned a deeper examination of Vatican archives to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The...

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