Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jesuit-Run Georgetown University To Open LGBTQ-Only Campus Housing For Students


Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., USA
Photo courtesy: www.churchmilitant.com/

The Catholic Church had a hard stance on sexuality, especially homosexuality. With Pope Francis, things began to change for a softer approach and greater acceptance. In line with this new stance of the first Jesuit Pope (Francis), Jesuit-run Georgetown University took an unforeseen decision for providing exclusive residence to the LGBTQ (L=Lesbian, G=Gay, B=Bisexual, T=Transgender, and Q=Questioning -- i.e. those not yet sure of their gender) students in the campus. This action is keeping many traditional and conservative Catholics' eyes rolling. 

For more on the topic and issue, please read the following: 

In the USA, the conservative and unfavourable attitude of the Americans, including Roman Catholics, towards the LGBTQ people and their lifestyle changed significantly in the last few decades. Several polls, mentioned below, give a picture of that change:


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