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Will Georgetown exclude Catholic views on sexuality on All Souls Day?

Georgetown, we are told, is “the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher learning in the United States.” But tonight, on a day when Catholic and many other Christians remember those who have come before us and left a legacy of faith, Georgetown’s Student Activities Commission will determine whether or not a group of students adhering to Catholic teaching on sexual morality is welcome on its campus anymore.

Love Saxa is a group of students that exists to “promote healthy sexual relationships on campus through cultivating a proper understanding of sex, gender, marriage, and family among Georgetown students.” In September, Love Saxa’s President, Amelia Irvine, wrote an editorial for the school newspaper titled “Confessions of a College Virgin.” The response was not, as it should be at a university, debate and the exchange of ideas. Instead, some students called for the removal of the group from campus. A Catholic campus.

After a meeting that lasted more than 3 hours on Monday, the Student Activities Commission has called a special session at 10:30 pm tonight, November 2, All Souls Day, to vote on the group’s fate – and incidentally whether Georgetown will reject its own history

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Hazel
November 4, 2017 at 1:38 PM

What happened? I cannot find any update on this issue.

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Rebecca Sears
Rebecca Sears
November 6, 2017 at 10:27 AM

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