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Amy Coney Barrett standing at a podium addressing a crowd on the lawn in front of the White House with American flags behind her and Donald Trump standing to her right

Amy Coney Barrett Is Not an Ideal Christian Jurist

October 21, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett is only using the veneer of Christianity to hide deeply un-Christian politics and a conservative agenda for the Supreme Court.

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Finding Space for Sexuality on a Jesuit Campus

October 15, 2020

On Oct. 8, the LGBTQ Month Committee led a digital dialogue about religion, culture and sexuality with professors and student leaders as guest speakers. Members of the Fordham community shared their experiences being queer on "God's campus."

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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.

Drag group toes the line between respectfully parodying and disrespecting the Catholic Church

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.”

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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 ...

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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 ...

 St. Paul's Church was evacuated on November 3rd because of a bomb threat in the area. (Paula Madero/ OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

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...