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Pope Francis coming to D.C. fall of 2015

Earlier this week, Pope Francis confirmed his plans to visit D.C. this fall as part of a three-city trip to the U.S. Stops in New York City and in the Nation’s capital were added to the Pope’s already… Read More

Pope Francis meets Georgetown faculty and students in international conference on religious freedom

On Dec. 14, six Georgetown students, professors and staff members had the opportunity to meet Pope Francis. They were attending an international conference on religious freedom organized and sponsored by Georgetown’s Religious Freedom Project, part of the Berkley Center for… Read More

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