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Georgetown pro-life event not evidence of conversion
The first officially sanctioned “Respect Life” forum at Georgetown University, including Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., and University President John DiGioia, is an important step forward, but it is still inconsistent with much of what goes on at the nation’s oldest Catholic university.
The National Catholic Register reports the contrast between the Oct. 2 event and the many violations of Catholic identity described in The Cardinal Newman Society’s 124-page report on Georgetown released earlier this year. It documents how Georgetown has repeatedly hosted abortion advocates—including Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and former Health and