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

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

Thomas Reese of Georgetown defends the Pope’s response to abuse scandal

As news outlets, led by the New York Times, offer more and more evidence that Pope Benedict XVI did not take allegations of abuse by Catholic priests seriously enough, papal defenders are beginning to mount their rebuttal. On… Read More

Georgetown’s Thomas Reese weighs in on Barack Obama-Notre Dame kerfuffle

Would you let “that one” speak at your school? Yesterday, we discussed how Notre Dame’s success in booking Barack Obama to speak at the 2009 Commencement was causing a stir among conservative Catholics. Fr. Schall gave a too-coy… Read More