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Catholic University president becomes key leader for Catholic orthodoxy

February 29, 2012

The National Catholic Register profiles John Garvey, the president of Catholic University, who has emerged as a leading spokesman for Catholic institutions in the battle against the Obama contraceptive mandate.

Since becoming the president of Catholic University, Garvey has taken a strong stand in support of orthodoxy. He also made waves with his decision to return to single-sex dormitories.


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  • Posted by: filioque - Feb. 29, 2012 11:30 PM ET USA

    I was not optimistic about John Garvey's appointment at CUA, but he has been consistently and proactively orthodox. Deo gratis.

  • Posted by: Defender - Feb. 29, 2012 4:03 PM ET USA

    John Garvey and orthodoxy? Really? How short the memory is...remember his time at BC where he critized a faculty member for his same sex statements or his allowing pro-abortion speakers to speak at the law school? Or is Garvey's orthodoxy only limited to HHS?