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Woman Reignites Claims of Sexual Assault by a Fordham Alum

Woman Reignites Claims of Sexual Assault by a Fordham Alum

August 15, 2019

Esther Harber claims she was sexually assaulted nine years ago by a priest pursuing his doctoral degree at Fordham University.

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Appropriate or Appropriation?

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Appropriate or Appropriation?

April 30, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence often parody sacred religious rituals in an offensive manner.

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

February 13, 2019

Maureen Keown, director of UHS, emphasized that “we will not provide resources that go against the Catholic Church’s beliefs and teachings.”

President Condemns Pennsylvania “Predator Priests”

President Condemns Pennsylvania “Predator Priests”

August 23, 2018

University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., addressed the Fordham community on Aug 16 with a statement...

Fordham Rescinds Cardinal’s Awards

Fordham Rescinds Cardinal’s Awards

July 11, 2018

Fordham University’s Board of Trustees has voted to rescind alumnus Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s honorary degree and “other honors” given to him by the university, according to a statement from University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J.

Of Piety and Politics: Reexamining the Relationship between Church and State

February 15, 2018

By CARSON THORNTON GONZALEZ Features Editor Emerita Attending a Jesuit college guarantees some degree ...

Theology Event Aims to Unite Church and LGBT Groups

Theology Event Aims to Unite Church and LGBT Groups

September 2, 2017

By CARSON THORNTON GONZALEZ Features Editor The relationship between the Catholic Church and the LGBTQ+ community ...

A Tour of The Church of St. Paul the Apostle

A Tour of The Church of St. Paul the Apostle

March 25, 2015

By SRI STEWART Staff Writer Published: March 25, 2015 As the third largest church in New York City, The Chur...

S.A.G.E.S. & Admin: Stuck on Semantics

November 20, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINANews EditorPublished: November 19, 2014 Students for Sex and Gender Equality and Safety (S.A.G.E.S.), a student coalition advocating for sexual health access and other student rights at Fordham, and the administration so far can agree on one thing: a petition with 1,100 student signatures is not something to b...

Financial Issues Behind NYC Church Mergers

November 20, 2014

By ELIZABETH LANDRYStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 On Sunday, Nov. 2, Cardinal Timothy M. D...

Faith on Tap: Church Has Made Leaps, But Needs To Keep Jumping

November 12, 2014

By CONNOR MANNION Contributing Writer Published: November 12, 2014 On Monday, Nov. 10th, Fordham University’s Office of Alumni Services presented their third installment of the “Faith on Tap” series, focused on sexuality and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) issues, like the prohibition of gay...

Point: Petition for Sex and Gender Equality for All

Point: Petition for Sex and Gender Equality for All

November 6, 2014

By JOCELYN HERNANDEZStaff WriterPublished: November 5, 2014 Due to their message and methods, the...