Articles tagged: Cardinal McCarrick


Cardinals Sin: Georgetown Appeases, Frustrates Students Seeking Revocation of Honorary Degrees

Following months of student activism and internal discussions among top administrators, Georgetown University announced it was revoking the honorary degree it conferred on Theodore McCarrick, former cardinal and archbishop of... Read more


Time is up to revoke honorary degrees given to McCarrick and Wuerl

As a prominent Catholic institution, Georgetown has the capability and responsibility to take public, tangible action to address the clerical sex abuse crisis; yet the university has failed to use... Read more


Four former priests with Georgetown ties named in Maryland Jesuits abuse report

In a schoolwide email sent Dec. 17, University President John DeGioia informed the Georgetown community of a Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus report which named over 20 Jesuit... Read more


Panel calls for Catholic Church reform in Dahlgren discussion

The Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and the Office of Mission and Ministry co-hosted a discussion in Dahlgren Chapel on Oct. 24 on how the Catholic Church... Read more


Unanimous GUSA Senate resolution supports revoking cardinals’ honorary degrees

The GUSA senate unanimously approved a resolution urging the university to revoke the honorary degrees of Cardinals Theodore McCarrick and Donald Wuerl during its Oct. 28 meeting. The resolution concerned... Read more


Panel discusses moving forward in wake of clerical sex abuse reports

Four panelists discussed clerical sexual abuse in the Catholic Church at an event in Gaston Hall on Sept. 25. The event was hosted by Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought... Read more


Students call on university to revoke honorary degrees of priests involved in sex abuse scandals

Students gathered in Red Square Sept. 14 to deliver a petition calling for the university to revoke the honorary degrees held by Cardinals Donald Wuerl and Theodore McCarrick, two priests... Read more