Author of The Exorcist William Peter Blatty to sue Georgetown in church court

Update (12:27 a.m.) In response to a request for comment,¬†University spokesperson Stacy Kerr recommended using the quote from President John J. DeGioia‘s letter: “We are a university, committed to the free exchange of ideas.” As if Georgetown’s relationship… Read More

Small group of pro-life Catholics protest Sebelius’s lecture at GPPI

  Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer   This morning, an informal gathering of about 10-15 pro-life protesters set up shop on Georgetown’s campus. Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary, spoke to the Georgetown Public Policy Institute… Read More

President DeGioia defends decision to host Sebelius at Georgetown

In a statement dated May 14, 2012, President John J. DeGioia sent a message to the Georgetown community regarding the recent attacks from Catholic groups across the nation on Health and Human Services Secretary¬†Kathleen Sebelius‘s scheduled lecture at… 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