Suit against Catholic U. seen as test for Catholic liberals
Catholic World News - June 24, 2011
Political theorist Robert George sees a special significance in the lawsuit that John Banzhaf is bringing against the Catholic University of America, for switching to single-sex dormitories. That suit, George argues, provides a clear case of the authoritarian side of contemporary liberalism: an effort to force obedience to liberal ideological norms. George wonders how many Catholic liberals will recoil against that tendency, and oppose Banzhaf's suit.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($162,320 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: Gil125 -
Jun. 25, 2011 2:56 PM ET USA
This is also the big anti-smoking man, for what that's worth.
Posted by: hartwood01 -
Jun. 25, 2011 12:41 PM ET USA
What is the thinking here? We are talking about young folks who have very little in the way of protection. Can they not have same sex dorms at that tender age? They think they are adults, we know better. We know that they can seek out premarital sex before they are ready, we don't have to throw the opportunity in their faces. Give them a break! We turn our children over to schools to educate them, we should expect some measure of safety, or we are no better than the secular world.