Post Tagged with: "religious freedom"

DILLON: Accept Ambiguity

The year I was an undergraduate at Georgetown University, the Supreme Court rendered its decision on Roe v. Wade. Decades later, the basic questions remain of how religion and religious freedom play out in an increasingly diverse society. How do those of us who try to practice the principles of[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Panel Talks Religious Rights

The Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted a panel discussion Tuesday with media figures and experts on religious freedom about the increased intolerance toward religion-based and conservative viewpoints on college campuses. The discussion in Copley Formal Lounge, which was entitled “Illiberal Liberalism?[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Mounting Concern for Indiana’s RFRA

Every so often, the process of enacting legislation can take some interesting twists and turns. Sometimes the end result looks nothing like what the parties were attempting in the first place. Case in point. The recent enactment of the Indiana Religions Freedom and Restoration Act as subsequently amended by the[Read More…]

by April 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

GU, Baylor Create Partnership

The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown, already partnered with Notre Dame, recently created a trifecta with the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University in hope of promoting religious freedom through academic dialogues. Thomas Farr and Timothy Shah, Georgetown professors and the director and[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Panel Addresses Religious Freedom and Contraceptives

The Georgetown University Knights of Columbus sponsored a panel Tuesday night in response to the controversy surrounding the Obama administration’s new regulations governing contraception coverage. The panelists, four of five of whom represented religiously conservative groups, expressed concern that the announcements from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments News

GAVIN & HONJIYO: Cowering From Criticism Weakens Church’s Stance

Mass, at times, seemed too much like Fox News this summer. This was an unpleasant turn of events, for sure. Sunday mornings are better without thinly veiled political rhetoric. In early July, many American parishioners ended Mass with a prayer for religious freedom published by the United States Conference of[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Opinion

French Burqa Ban Represents Islamophobia

The debate over Islam’s place in France has been at the forefront of national conversation in the past six years. The climax came 10 days ago when the French National Assembly approved a bill that severely infringes upon religious expression. Last Tuesday, the French government passed a hotly contested ban[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Opinion