Report Card: Georgetown Students Want More “Catholic Thought”, Growing Numbers of Lay Leadership at Catholic Colleges

Posted February 23, 2017 12:20 pm by Matt Archbold

Georgetown’s student editors want more ‘Catholic thought’
“Georgetown’s students and Catholic identity would be better served if Catholic thought was more integrated into the core curriculum,” writes the editorial board of The Georgetown Hoya in a piece that is otherwise critical of the late William Peter Blatty and The Cardinal Newman Society.
Referring to Blatty’s efforts to strengthen Georgetown’s Catholic identity by filing of a canon law petition, the editors defend “ideas which compete with Catholic teachings” but admit that “Georgetown’s Catholic pedigree is an integral component of Georgetown’s Jesuit heritage that all students ought to engage with during their years at

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