July 25, 2014

Patsourakos: Georgetown University Disgraces Itself by Its Invitation to HHS Secretary Sebelius

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You wonder why Georgetown even bothers calling itself Catholic anymore. George Pastourakos | Theology and Society This week, it was revealed that Georgetown University -- America's oldest Catholic institution of higher learning -- selected Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), to be a speaker at one of its graduation ceremonies on May 18. Sebelius is of the Roman Catholic faith, but is pro-abortion and the principal spokesperson for supporting the Obama administration's contraception mandate. Consequently, a plethora of Catholics have been shocked that Georgetown chose Sebelius to be a graduation speaker. In fact, the Cardinal Newman Society has posted a petition -- which thousands of people have already signed -- at GeorgetownScandal.com, in an effort to protest this outrage. We agree with the Cardinal Newman Society that Sebelius should not be a speaker at Georgetown. Although Sebelius claims to be a Catholic, one would never know … [Read more...]