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CUA president: Catholic schools shouldn’t be an ‘echo chamber’
In a recent interview with Crux, the president of the Catholic University of America, a Newman Guide-recommended school, spoke extensively about the importance of Catholic identity and warned against Catholic colleges and universities becoming an “echo chamber” which crushes debate.
“Universities should be places where there can be civil exchanges of ideas, debates, and discussions,” John Garvey said. “We do ourselves a disservice if we consent only to engage with people in an echo chamber, who align with our every position or commitment.”
Of course, debate isn’t an end in itself—it is one means