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

Georgetown faculty and administrators release letter to Rep. Paul Ryan deploring budget

Over 90 Georgetown faculty and administrators signed a letter criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan‘s (R-Wisc.) budget plan, which cuts antipoverty programs and undermines social welfare programs. The faculty disagrees with Ryan’s claims that the budget is inspired by Catholic… Read More

25 years later, panel reflects on Catholic Bishops’ “Economic Justice for All” pastoral letter

Yesterday afternoon, the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs hosted a roundtable discussion on the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ pastoral letter, “Economic Justice for All,” in light of the document’s 25th anniversary. Discussing the relevance of… Read More

U.S. Conference of Bishops looking at increasing oversight of Catholic universities

At its latest meeting, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops decided to form a task force to look into what actions the group could take to increase its oversight of  Catholic colleges and universities, according to the Associated… Read More

Catholic colleges call for reassessment of “Catholics in Political Life” statement

At a recent meeting, the board of directors of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities announced that they would like to see a reexamination of the 2004 “Catholics in Political Life” statement. The 2004 statement was released… Read More