Tag Archives: Ex Corde Ecclesiae

Fidelity in Higher Education

Jon/ July 25, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

The head of the supreme tribunal in Rome, Cardinal Raymond Burke, has stated that students of Catholic universities have the right to know which of their teachers have signed the oath of fidelity to the Church's teaching. It's a shame this has to be done, but when you get professors saying things like this this and this, it's about time

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UPDATED: Jesuit(s): If Georgetown Is Not Pruned, It Becomes an Obstacle

Jon/ May 23, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

This is a topic which has come up very much lately with the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and Georgetown and will continue to come up. The Jesuit priest, Fr. Robert John Araujo, SJ, a graduate of Georgetown University and, the John Courtney Murray Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. had the following to say on his blog: …. During Eastertide, we recall the

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UPDATED (16:14…15/05) Georgetown’s Defense of Invitation to Sebelius

Jon/ May 15, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Culture, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

Georgetown finally responds to the criticism it has been receiving. Read its statement carefully…skip Cardinal Newman's intro if you want… Georgetown Defends Sebelius Pick with Misleading Statement Georgetown University has finally issued an official response to the controversy surrounding the Jesuit institution’s invitation to “pro-choice” HHS Kathleen Sebelius, architect of the HHS mandate the U.S. bishops oppose as a threat to religious liberty,

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Peru: The Fight Continues at PUCP

Jon/ May 15, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

When will this end? Lawyer Says Pontifical University Can't Control Who Represents Church (http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=24913) LIMA, PERU, May 14 (CNA) .- The attorney for the Archdiocese of Lima, Natale Amprimo, said Peru's Pontifical Catholic University has no right to tell the Vatican it must replace Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani as the negotiator between the Church hierarchy and university officials, as rector

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DC’s Newspaper: Georgetown Is Secularized

Jon/ May 14, 2012/ Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Faith and Reason, Higher Education, News Commentary

The front cover editorial of the Catholic Standard, DC's Catholic newspaper, had the following to say about Georgetown's invitation to the architect of the HHS mandate which has been condemned by every bishop in the United States: Late last Friday, Georgetown University announced that U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is the featured speaker for an awards

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Old Higher Ed News

Jon/ May 1, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Empirical Science, Faith and Reason, Higher Education, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Philosophy

As referenced a few times before, it seems that the faith and reason that accompanies it is not being transmitted very well… It is already apparent that this is the case but now there are more numbers. From the Cardinal Newman Society: Study: College Age Students Losing Faith A new study coming out of Georgetown University reports that many in the

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Notre Dame’s Profs Band Against Bishop Jenky

Jon/ April 24, 2012/ Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education

It comes to our attention this morning that a number of professors at Notre dame (49) have signed a letter asking for Bishop Jenky to resign from the board of Trustees of the university following his controversial remarks (which have been seriously misportrayed). Cardinal Newman Society reports: 49 Notre Dame Professors, Staff Protest Alumnus and Board Member Bishop Jenky Peoria Bishop

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On The Nature of True Liberty (4-6)

Jon/ April 16, 2012/ Books, Catholicism, Education

Here we continue our analysis of Libertas Praestantissimum, the relevant encyclical of Leo XIII in 1888. Read here the last (and first post), in which Leo XIII defines liberty and begins identifying the modern shift in its definition. Here follows the text: 4. As the Catholic Church declares in the strongest terms the simplicity, spirituality, and immortality of the soul, so

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PUCP Refuses to Comply

Jon/ April 11, 2012/ Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary

Peru's University still in a shuffle: Pontifical University In Peru Rejects Vatican Deadline (http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=24705) LIMA, PERU, April 10 (CNA/EWTN News) .- The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru says it refuses to comply with a Vatican deadline to reform its statutes until an unrelated legal dispute with the Archdiocese of Lima has been resolved. As 'of today there is no agreement

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