Skip to comments.Georgetown University Accused of Siphoning Checks from Pro-Family Club to LGBT-Affiliated Groups
Posted on 02/05/2018 6:13:04 PM PST by marshmallow
Nations oldest Catholic and Jesuit university systematically took private donations intended for Love Saxa, a pro-family, pro-life student group, and illegally deposited them into the accounts of other student organizations
Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Thursday to Georgetown University calling for a thorough investigation into the universitys apparent misappropriation of donations made to a pro-family student organization. The letter details how the nations oldest Catholic and Jesuit university systematically took private donations intended for Love Saxa and illegally deposited them into the accounts of other student organizations.
Last fall, Love Saxa outlined its views on marriage and the family, which align with official Catholic teaching. This sparked a campus firestorm with students demanding that Georgetown derecognize the club. Georgetown investigated Love Saxa for weeks and quizzed its officers for almost four hours before finally rejecting those calls and refusing to kick the group off campus for advocating views that mirror Catholic teaching on a Catholic campus.
The ADF letter describes how several donations from private individuals to Love Saxa were misappropriated either [by] funneling those funds to different organizations or just losing them completely.
(Excerpt) Read more at cal-catholic.com ...
Georgetown appears to be un- or anti- Christian and a part of the swamp we need to find a way of draining this swamp/ cesspool ASAP.
OK - 50 Hail Mary’s and 10 laps around the campus.
For whom? No one is accountable at these so-called colleges.
From what I’ve seen, Jesuits are social justice warriors, not Catholics.
Well, as they included some of the most dedicated or aggressive holy warriors of the inquisition and its widespread torture campaigns, they have a very unsocial and unjust legacy of social justice warriorism to work out now I guess
In this immoral error of perverse pleasure and depraved indoctrination “NO SURPRISE”M
And Bishop John Carroll, the founder of Georgetown.
“systematically took private donations intended for Love Saxa, a pro-family, pro-life student group, and illegally deposited them into the accounts of other student organizations”
In this day and age, I am shocked that people still send “private donations” so trustingly. After the market turmoil of 2007/08, there were countless news stories about family members discovering endowments to colleges weren’t being used as intended when funds were donated decades ago - and they were taking action (either forcing the funds to be used as intended or demanding the funds be returned - which they were rightfully & legally permitted to do). I guess the Jesuits missed those stories...
Should take the complaint out of the University and have charges filed with the state.
You will not believe how far Marxist Left GTU has gone in the past few decades.
It started with their caving into a handful of SDS psychos in the late 1960’s, to promoting the Marxist “Liberation Theology” to hiring reds and wackos at their school and law school, plus Sandra (I’m the campus slut) Fluke fiasco.
Not to mention millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia for their Arab/Middle East Studies Center.
What did you expect? They are led by corrupted Marxist Jesuits, period.
For their part, when they got involved, the Jesuits' "torture campaign" was a campaign against torture. They practically invented the norms of substantive and procedural due process, which only later found their way into royal or secular courts. If you had a choice between the King's agents, a mob of your irate neighbors, or the Jesuit-run Inquisition courts, you'd definitely want to go with the Jesuits.
Historian Thomas Madden (LINK) is worth a look. He's found a treasure trove of detailed info. in the Inquisition archives. Interestingly, he says that sometimes criminally-indicted people finagled to get their cases transferred into an Inquisition court, since --- compared to secular courts --- executions there were so rare, and acquittals relatively abundant.
Don't look to me to be a defender of modern-day Jesuits though. There are some good ones, but for the most part they are a sorry mess.
The Dominicans were indeed predecessors to the Jesuits in perpetrating the inquisition a few decades earlier. But it was the Jesuits, who were largely formed to be the churchs militant wing and counter- reformation avant- guard, that soon became the most responsible order for the thousands and thousands of trials forced conversions torture chambers and slaughters. It was not confined to Spain, it spread throughout the Spanish empire including inquisitional centers in Mexico, Guatemala the phillipinesthe Canary Islands , and Peru. There are descendants of survivors and forced conversions today in USA including many in New Mexico. The so-called Spanish Inquisition included the nbethetksnds Corsica and cities under Spanish influence in Italy too. The Portuguese included Brazil and Goa. There were additional inquisitions in other places also. Tortures, strangulations, burning alive, drownings, and dismemberment you name it and yes the Dominicans preceded the Jesuits but the Jesuits wound up being the gravest perpetrators ( not that it mattered much to the thousands of innocent victims). Noting also that the Dominicans didnt invent the inquisition or its techniques- pope Innocent (sic!) the third (1198) started it in Rome and pope Gregory 9th extended it to France to eliminate the Abilgenses in 1233. By the mid- 1250s there were inquisitions attacks and murders in the name of Christ pretty much all across western and central Europe
What kind of evidence was utilized by the historians you reply upon?
For much of history, most people, both Protestants and Catholics and for that matter everybody else, from "peasants with pitchforks" to the highest aristocrats, were fully confident that heretics were traitors. People were convinced that they endangered the survival of society as a whole, and that traitors could justly be tried and executed.
Since mobs or the monarchy could enrich themselves with the property of a convicted offender, there was certainly motivation for people to use the charge of heresy to take over a neighbors farm or a neighboring nobles estate.
This happened, for instance, during the horrible Albgensian Crusade, which was largely in the hands of French nobility who were avid to plunder the Albigensians' lands.
The emerging facts from documetnary archives confirm that the purpose of the Inquisition was to put an end to "mob rule" and the depredations of secular aristocrats: not to kill heretics, but to save souls.
Before modern researchers got access to the written court records, most of what people "knew" about the Inquisition was --- to put it bluntly --- wildly inflated propaganda.
Thomas Madden states the position of modern research into the era:
The Inquisition was not born out of desire to crush diversity or oppress people; it was rather an attempt to stop unjust executions... The simple fact is that the medieval Inquisition saved uncounted thousands of innocent (and even not-so-innocent) people who would otherwise have been roasted by secular lords or mob rule.
Madden argues that while medieval secular leaders were trying to safeguard their kingdoms, the Church was trying to save souls. The Inquisition provided a means for heretics to escape death and return to the community. There were instances where ordinary (criminal) defendants even deliberately committed blasphemy, hoping to be transferred from a secular court to a Church court, because this would result in vastly improved chances of being acquitted.
This is remarkably far from the implicit accusations in your remarks at #15.
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