We have been reporting on schools that are Catholic in Name Only (CINO) for some time. Indeed, a google search will indicate we are the first American news outlet to use that term.
Pro-life students expecting to find a haven in such institutions of higher learning find themselves sadly mistaken. “We can all remember the controversy over President Obama’s 2009 speech at Notre Dame’s graduation and the videos of prayerful protesters, including one of 80-year-old priest being arrested for standing for Life and opposing the university’s decision to invite the most pro-abortion President in our nation’s history to speak,” Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life notes in an article which appeared in First Things. “In recent years, controversies have ensued at Boston College Law School and Georgetown Law School when they were found promoting internships with Planned Parenthood and at Holy Cross College when they were caught hosting a Planned Parenthood Teen Conference on sexual education.”
“And the list could go on. Unfortunately, it is now crystal clear that Catholic universities are not ‘safe’ from the cultural battle that plagues our nation.”
“A couple of weeks ago, news spread that Seattle University has been offering and advertising internships with pro-abortion organizations such as: Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women, and the Feminist Majority Foundation. In addition to the internships, it has been discovered that Seattle University has been hiring former Planned Parenthood employees, honoring students affiliated with the organization, and referring students to this abortion Goliath.”
Malcolm A. Kline is the Executive Director of Accuracy in Academia.
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