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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...

Panel Discusses 10 Years of Pope Francis, His Legacy

Panel Discusses 10 Years of Pope Francis, His Legacy

By Jack Willis March 3, 2023

The Georgetown University Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life hosted its 10th anniversary discussion on the leadership of Pope Francis Feb. 28. Initiative Director Kim Daniels and...

VIEWPOINT: The Queens Jesuit Values

VIEWPOINT: The Queen’s Jesuit Values

By Connor Hartigan September 16, 2022

The passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom last week marked a watershed historical moment. It may well turn out to be one of the most consequential dates of the 21st century.  She...

GEORGETOWN INITIATIVE ON CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT AND PUBLIC LIFE | Lawyers have played a dual role in the sexual abuse crisis, protecting the church through confidentiality agreements while helping survivors attain recourse, panelists said at an event hosted by Georgetowns Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and hosted by its director, John Carr. 

Attorneys Can Prolong, Publicize Clerical Abuse Crisis, Panelists Say

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo April 12, 2019

Panelists praised attorneys of survivors Monday for holding the Catholic Church accountable for the clerical abuse crisis, while also acknowledging the role of lawyers in the Church’s efforts to cover...

INITIATIVE ON CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT AND PUBLIC LIFE | Panelists spoke on the importance of challenging church tradition when necessary at an event held by Georgetowns Initiative for Catholic Social Thought March 24.

Panelists Urge Inclusion of Female Voices in Church

By Afua Nyantakyi March 29, 2019

Incorporating diverse voices, especially those of women, into Church hierarchy is essential to healing and progressing beyond the clerical abuse crisis, panelists said Sunday. Members of the church,...

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 26, 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...

CLARK: God in Two Churches

CLARK: God in Two Churches

By Havens Clark October 11, 2018

Unlike many Catholics, I was not forced into a suit and tie or printed dress and sweater every Sunday morning. I didn’t spend my early elementary years dreaming of my first Communion veil or worrying...

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 10, 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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Washington-area Catholics are asking Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, left, to resign after a decade of improperly addressing widespread sexual assault within the Catholic Church. Wuerl holds an honorary degree from Georgetown, which he received in 2014.

District Leaders, Community Condemn Wuerl Inaction

By Grey Rosenzweig and Deepika Jonnalagadda August 31, 2018

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and other prominent Catholics in the city are calling for the Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to resign due to his handling of past sexual...

SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA Fr. James Martin, S.J called for shared and celebrated life experiences between people from all walks of life during his talk Wednesday.

Catholic Priest Advocates for LGBT Inclusion in the Church

By Joe Egler February 2, 2018

Open dialogue between the LGBT community and the Catholic Church is necessary to eliminate stigmas associated with LGBT Catholics, author Fr. James Martin, S.J., said Wednesday at a book talk cohosted...

Pro-Life Movement Honors Church

By Kieran Naval February 8, 2014

In many ways, Haylie Jacobson’s viewpoint “Pro-Choice Broader than Abortion Issue” (THE HOYA, A3, Feb. 5, 2013) offers a refreshingly honest self-critique of the pro-choice movement. It echoes Time...

Faith in Our Founding

By Michael Fischer August 30, 2013

A university is a place of conversation. Last year, discussion about the 2010 Campus Plan dominated much of Georgetown’s dialogue. This year, with campus plan negotiations behind us for now, Georgetown...

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