Nearly 10% of members of Congress are Jesuit-educated
January 10, 2013
52 of the 535 members of Congress attended a Jesuit college or university, according to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. 21 of them attended Georgetown University.
The Jesuit members of Congress include 11 senators and 41 representatives.
In all, 30.6% of members of the new Congress are Catholic.
- Catholics still largest Congress denomination; 10 percent Jesuit grads (CNS)
- Catholic representation in US Congress hits all-time high (CWN, 1/4)