Articles tagged: Honorary Degree


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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

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Georgetown Revokes Honorary Degree from Theodore McCarrick

Georgetown University has revoked the 2004 honorary degree it conferred on Theodore McCarrick, former cardinal and archbishop of D.C. The decision, announced by university President John DeGioia on Tuesday afternoon,... Read more

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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

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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