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@CATHOLICDIOCESEOFONDO/FACEBOOK | Pope Francis removed former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from the priesthood Feb. 16 after an investigation of allegations of sexual abuse. A university working group formed in November is continuing to evaluate the honorary degree McCarrick received from Georgetown in 2004.

McCarrick Removed From Priesthood; GU Continues Review of Honorary Degree

While Georgetown continues to consider revoking the honorary degree awarded to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Pope Francis expelled McCarrick from the priesthood Feb. 16. The expulsion follows the conclusion of a canonical trial dealing with allegations of sexual abuse, according to a Feb. 16 statement by the Vatican. Since October[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA Catholic Women at Georgetown and Georgetown's chapter of Knights of Columbus held a holy hour for survivors of clerical sexual abuse. The holy hour comes in the wake of a series of allegations of sexual assault against members of the Catholic Church.

Catholic Student Groups Hold Holy Hour for Sexual Abuse Survivors

Catholic Women at Georgetown and Georgetown’s chapter of Knights of Columbus hosted a joint prayer service for victims of clerical sexual abuse Sept. 21 in Dahlgren Chapel as allegations of sexual abuse by priests continue to surface across the country and world. Large numbers of Catholic clerics have faced allegations[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, will visit D.C. in 2015.

Pope Francis to Visit DC Later This Year

Pope Francis will visit Washington, D.C., this fall during his first official visit to the United States as pope. Francis’ three-city trip of New York City, Philadelphia and Washington marks the first papal visit to the United States since Pope Benedict XVI came in the spring of 2008. During that[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 4 comments City News, News, News - Top

Knights of Charity?

As the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization, the Knights of Columbus have a strong presence on college campuses across the country. Georgetown is no exception. The Georgetown Knights of Council 6375 have been responsible for planning and hosting various events, including this past weekend’s Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life,[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Taking Pride and Joy in Catholic Identity

In his book, “Idea of a University,” Cardinal John Henry Newman states that “the human spirit must be cultivated in such a way that there results a growth in its ability to wonder, to understand, to contemplate, to make personal judgments and to develop a religious, moral and social sense.”[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Conference Draws Pro-Life Advocates

Conference Draws Pro-Life Advocates

Pro-life advocate Helen Alvaré opened a discussion of ideology and best practices at the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life in Gaston Hall Saturday. The conference attracted about 650 students and advocates from across the country who were already in Washington, D.C, for the March for Life, which took place the[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

God’s Plan for Sexuality

Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen once said, “Millions of people dislike the Church for what they think she teaches. But there aren’t 10 people who dislike the Church for what she really teaches.” Much of the recent conversation on this page of The Hoya related to the Catholic Church and[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Weekend Unifies Pro-Life Groups

Pro-life activists from across the country gathered on campus this weekend for the the 13th annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the largest student-run conference of its kind. Kevin Sullivan (SFS ’14) and Katie Schmitz (COL ’13) co-directed the event, which attracted about 650 attendants this year. The conference, sponsored by[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Knights Honored

The Knights of Columbus recognized Georgetown’s chapter as its Outstanding College Council of the year last Friday. The Knights of Columbus — an international all-male Catholic fraternity with over 14,000 parish and community councils including more than 260 on college campuses — has origins on the Hilltop dating back to[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News

GU Groups Host Conference on Life

About 450 people entered Gaston Hall on Thursday for the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, a day of symposia in which anti-abortion advocates and experts discussed their views with peers from around the country. The conference, sponsored by Georgetown Right to Life and the Knights of Columbus, is now in[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News