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  • Pro-lifers say Planned Parenthood chief was 'dismissive'

    Pro-lifers say Planned Parenthood chief was 'dismissive'

    • Apr 21, 2016

    Members of Georgetown Right to Life were hoping for dialogue with Cecile Richards, but complained after her April 20 speech that she was dismissive of anything spoken by pro-life students. The one-hour appearance by Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, sponsored by the student-run lecture fund at

  • Planned Parenthood chief draws ovation at Georgetown

    Planned Parenthood chief draws ovation at Georgetown

    • Apr 21, 2016

    A debate that began when students learned that Planned Parenthood  President Cecile Richards would speak at the nation’s oldest Catholic university continued when she received a standing ovation at Georgetown’s Lohrfink Auditorium. The media was not permitted inside, but students who heard her said she defended her organization’s stances and urged abortion opponents

  • Watch: Crux, Georgetown University host an economic forum on the family

    • Sep 9, 2015

    The Synod on the Family has plenty of controversial topics to consider — divorce and remarriage, contraception, sexuality — but there’s another issue affecting millions of families in nearly every nation on earth: How to get by with less in times of economic uncertainty. Crux and the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought

  • A Catholic’s Guide to March Madness

    • Mar 19, 2015

    For fans of college basketball, March is a month of delight. When I was in school, my basketball-obsessed friends and I would do our best to skip class and not miss a game of March Madness. We would hang on every referee’s call as we advocated on behalf of the

  • US nuns in free fall: Aging sisters and declining vocations

    • Oct 13, 2014

    A new report shows that Catholic sisters in the United States face a more serious challenge to their existence than the Vatican-led investigation of the American nuns: A rapidly aging membership and a decline in vocations that afflicts even the most traditional orders. “The overall change in the population of

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