Catholic University approves Milk screening after coming to its senses

Earlier this month Catholic University cancelled a screening of┬áMilk, the biopic about California’s first openly gay person elected to public office, over concerns of LGBTQ advocacy. The administration has changed its mind now, however, and the screening is… Read More

Catholic U postpones Milk screening over worries of LGBTQ advocacy

Georgetown may occasionally lapse into kicking its pro-choice student group off of a public sidewalk, but at least trying to watch a film about a gay politician on Georgetown’s campus wouldn’t be grounds for administrative intervention. Catholic University… Read More

Commencement speakers: a comparison across D.C. universities

Last week, Georgetown announced the commencement speakers for 2012 graduates. The reaction varied from mostly bored to really angry. The Catholic community continues to boil over Sebelius, but our fellow D.C. schools aren’t as lucky to be handed… Read More

GW Law professor challenges legality of Catholic’s same-sex dorms

Back in June, Catholic University President John Garvey announced via an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that, starting in the Fall 2011 semester, CU students would be living in same-sex dorms. He cited a few statistics about… Read More

Catholic University President tells WSJ that same-sex dorms will prevent “hooking up”

Despite being a Jesuit institution, Georgetown has long been angering conservative Catholic groups for the way we let our students engage in repulsive, amoral activity. And this week, we get an even further downgrade on the scale of… Read More

Georgetown Jesuit joins letter chastising Boehner

Yesterday, the National Catholic Reporter published an open letter signed by academics at several U.S. Catholic colleges that chastises cuts to social services proposed by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner as out of line with Catholic… Read More

Let’s compare commencement speakers, shall we?

Last week, Georgetown announced the commencement speakers for the 2011 graduates of its various programs, with reactions falling across the spectrum from happy to tepid to irate. For those of you looking to procrastinate on finals studying for… 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.

The Sexual Conduct Policy that makes Georgetown’s condom ban look positively progressive

Abstinence or else! This week’s City Paper cover story focuses on our coreligionists at Catholic University and the implications of an alleged sexual assault for their extraordinarily doctrinaire sex policy. The ending focuses on an extremely disturbing case… Read More

Student Newspapers dumped by the thousands at Catholic University

CUA Tower Blogs reports that unidentified perpetrators have destroyed, stolen, and tossed thousands of editions of its newspaper, The Tower. The comic shown above, which appeared in The Tower in response to an ongoing campus discussion about gay… Read More