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Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society discusses Common Core and Catholic identity

The President of the Cardinal Newman Society Patrick Reilly spoke yesterday in a lecture organized by the Georgetown University Young Americans for Liberty. The lecture was entitled “Common Core, Georgetown’s Relativism, and Government Tyranny Threaten the Future of Catholic Education.”… Read More

Conservative Catholic groups rebuke Georgetown for tapping Sebelius as graduation speaker

As the University recently announced, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be speaking at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute Tropaia awards ceremony next Friday. Although the awards event is not technically a “commencement” ceremony (since degrees… Read More

Prof endorses contraceptive coverage, bishops pitch a fit

Last month, Dr. Hal C. Lawrence, executive vice president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a University professor, praised the Administration’s decision to require full contraceptive coverage without copay on all new insurance plans. “The women… Read More

CNS wraps up prayer campaign for Catholic colleges

The Cardinal Newman Society, an organization dedicated to maintaining the religious character of the nation’s Catholic universities, will wrap up its Lenten Prayer Campaign for the Renewal of Catholic Colleges on Sunday.

CNS angered by comments in recent Jesuit video

The Cardinal Newman Society, a group that aims to “renew and strengthen Catholic identity in Catholic higher education,” is attacking Georgetown College’s recent video “Jesuits at Georgetown” over the opening line of the video. At the beginning of… Read More

Do Catholic universities produce better Catholics?

A recent study by the Georgetown University Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) surveyed Catholic students to find out. The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) interpreted the study to say that attending a Catholic University has, “little, if… Read More

Cardinal Newman Society is mad at Georgetown: GUSA edition

The Cardinal Newman Society, a conservative Catholic organization that complains about Georgetown University a lot, recently responded to the Georgetown University Student Association’s proposal about the possibility of gender-blind housing. The GUSA bill calls for a dialogue between… Read More

Comments of the Week: A blog divided cannot stand

“Jacob” doesn’t care for Venus Fly Trap: Vox, Despite my frequent bursts of bile, I have always considered you as a playful adversary and was forced to concede the fact you are the best damn publication on this… Read More

GU professor co-founds LGBT support group, draws fire from conservative Catholic group

Catholics for Equality, a not-for-profit group formed in 2010, seeks to foster support for same-sex marriage and other LGBT causes in the Catholic community, specifically targeting students at Catholic colleges and universities. The surprise? A Georgetown professor helped… Read More

Study: Catholic higher education doesn’t build support for Catholic teachings

In a new study that has conservative Catholic groups very alarmed, Georgetown researchers are reporting that Catholic students who attend Catholic Universities are not much more likely to support Catholic teaching than their counterparts at non-Catholic colleges and… Read More