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CAMPUS CHRONICLES: LGBT Issues Play a Role in Catholic Colleges' Commencement Ceremonies

It’s commencement time across the country, and LGBT issues seem to be popping up both negatively and positively at some Catholic schools’ graduation ceremonies.  Here’s a round-up of some of them, followed by some brief reports on other LGBT news at Catholic colleges. 672 more words

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The Struggle of Being a Village Hero

When you’re a “village hero”, campus is either a make it or break it point for you. For those not familiar with the term, … 711 more words

NEWS NOTES: Baptisms, Hermits, Movie, and Protests

Here are some items that you might find of interest:

1)  At an ordination in Rome, Pope Francis told 19 priests “With baptism, you unite the new faithful to the People of God. 247 more words

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CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Love Without Concrete Expressions Isn't Christian Love

Students at Boston College and the University of Notre Dame are challenging their universities to enact more concrete means of LGBTQ support, showing that even schools which offer a welcome sometimes do so without providing real pastoral care. 773 more words

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CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Drag Shows and Rainbow Proms Among Spring Celebrations

The University of San Diego (USD), a Catholic campus in Southern California, hosted an LGBT-centered social event, which, once again, critics claim undermine the school’s Catholic identity. 967 more words

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CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Jesuit Schools Gather to Discuss LGBT Issues on Campus

Students and campus personnel from Jesuit colleges and universities across the U.S. gathered at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, last month for a weekend conference about LGBT issues at their school. 847 more words

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Of Breaking Glass Ceilings and Cyborgs

I honestly can’t believe how I got here…. how the hell was I trapped by a bloody cyborg in my modest little campus room? ? This maniac of a man, half steel, half human had imprisoned me in this tiny single room I call my humble abode. 918 more words

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