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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.


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  • Posted by: unum - Jan. 11, 2013 10:24 AM ET USA

    Maybe they would do a better job if they had a Catholic education!

  • Posted by: Gil125 - Jan. 10, 2013 1:34 PM ET USA

    Oh. THAT explains it.