Panel discussion on the ‘Francis Effect’ kicks off new Catholic initiative

A panel discussion, held on Oct. 1, was the first event sponsored by the New Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life. Inspired by the election of Pope Francis I, the Initiative, as part of the Office of… Read More

Georgetown’s canon lawsuit finally reaches Pope Francis

On October 4, the complaint that William Peter Blatty (COL ’50) filed against Georgetown in May 2013 was submitted for review to Pope Francis I. According to the Father King Society to Make Georgetown Honest, Catholic and Better, the organization Blatty created after… Read More

Catholic group upset over GU production of Monologues

In a heated post entitled “Filthy V-Monologues at Georgetown University,” the blog Catholic Campus Watch criticized Georgetown University for allowing students to present The Vagina Monologues. The blog, which aims “for the restoration of Catholic education,” condemned the… Read More

Human Rights Campaign president visits Georgetown

Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, spoke at Georgetown University yesterday about “Beyond DADT Repeal: The Future of the LGBTQ Rights Movement.” The event, sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund, Georgetown Pride, and the LGBTQ… Read More