Donald R. McClarey

Jesuitical 22: Georgetown and Planned Parenthood

Part 22 of my ongoing survey of the follies of many modern day Jesuits.   If anyone doubts that religion of Georgetown University is Leftism rather than Catholicism:     Georgetown University, America’s oldest Roman Catholic institution of higher learning and

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Donald R. McClarey

Jesuitical 21: Georgetown and Love Saxa

Part 21 of my ongoing survey of the follies of many modern day Jesuits.  It seems that defending traditional Catholic teaching at Georgetown is verboten:     A student group at Georgetown University faces defunding and other possible sanctions for defending

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Georgetown University Finds a New Low

Just when you thought the dissident “Catholic” university couldn’t find a new low, it manages to surpass even our lowest expectations. The Lecture Fund at Georgetown University is planning to host Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) President Cecile Richards

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Georgetown: the Anti-Catholic Catholic University

William Peter Blatty, well-known novelist, author of the Exorcist, a Georgetown graduate, class of 1950, is spearheading an effort to force Georgetown to reform, or to cease to call itself Catholic.  Here is his letter: Dear Friends, I invite you today

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Archdiocese of Washington Speaks Out Against Georgetown

Msgr. Pope linked to this editorial from the Catholic Standard.  It condemns Georgetown’s decision to invite Kathleen Sebelius to speak at a commencement, and does so in unequivocal terms.  Here’s one key graph: Founded in 1789 by John Carroll, a

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Sandra Fluke and Walmart

  Sandra Fluke professes not to have known that birth control pills  for $9.00 for  a month’s supply are available within easy walking distance of Georgetown.  I believe her.  I doubt if Sandra Fluke would ever do anything as declasse as shop at a

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Jesuitical 13: Rush and Georgetown

Part 13 of my ongoing survey of the follies of many modern day Jesuits.  Georgetown University, founded in 1789, is the oldest Jesuit college in the United States.  Last week it found itself at the center of the debate over the

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Are Great Books Not The Answer?

Patrick Deneen of Georgetown University has an essay on Minding The Campus in which he argues that cultural and intellectual conservatives should be more cautious about championing Great Books type programs in colleges and universities as an antidote to the

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The Claremont Reviews Advent Interview with Fr. James V. Schall

Since 2002 Ken Masugi, a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute and lecturer in Government at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, has conducted Advent interviews with James V. Schall, S.J., author of over thirty books on political theory and theology.

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Catholic Democrats Come to the Defense of Notre Dame

Catholic Democrats come to the defense of their leader in regard to Georgetown and Notre Dame and run into a buzzsaw named Father Z here. Update:  Good analysis of why Catholic Democrats and other Obama-philes are so concerned about the fallout from

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Where's Jesus?

When Obama gave an economics speech at Georgetown, the monogram IHS in the background was covered over at the request of the White House.  I approve!  Whenever this President speaks at a Catholic college, anything related to Christ should be

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Res & Explicatio for A.D. 3-6-2009

Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. Unlike many bishops in America, Coadjutor Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of  the Archdiocese of Cincinnati prayed the Rosary with other protesters outside an abortion mill on Wednesday, March 4. 

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