200 pro-life posters torn down at LMU

Pro-aborts didn't like the parallels made between abortion and illegal immigration

Nearly 200 pro-life posters were taken down at a Catholic university by students who were reportedly upset the posters sought to highlight similarities between the issues of abortion and immigration. The posters included the phrases “Don’t abort my fellow humans,” “#NoHumanBeingIsIllegal,” and “#AbortionIsAnImmigrationIssue.” The Padre Pio Society, a Catholic student group at … [Read more...]

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LMU president cancels summer institute on Catholic identity

Week-long seminar helped faculty gain a deeper understanding of the Catholic character of the Jesuit university; no reason for cancellation yet

Since the time of Father Thomas P. O’Malley, S.J., the President of LMU has sponsored a week-long summer seminar for faculty to help them gain a deeper understanding of the Catholic character of LMU. This annual event, sponsored since 1996, once provided a collegial setting in which to explore an aspect of LMU’s ethos as a Catholic, Jesuit-Marymount university.   It was one of … [Read more...]

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More all-gender bathrooms at LMU

Transgender activists prompt president of Jesuit university to change eight restrooms on campus

In response to events on campus, LMU President Timothy Law Snyder has ordered the Facilities Management to create “additional all-gender restrooms.”   As the Loyolan reported, “The Student Housing Office replaced the traditional signs that depict a man and woman on eight different individual-use bathrooms at the beginning of August in the Leavey apartments, McKay Hall, … [Read more...]

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Loyola Marymount University pitches LGBT lifestyle

Video by notable alumnus tells students to feel comfortable with same-sex relationships

The following comes from a July 22 Federalist article by Adam Cassandra: Refusing to play according to the rules of Catholic morality, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles has enlisted a notable alumnus to send a message to students that they should be perfectly comfortable with same-sex attraction and same-sex relationships. The LMU website homepage … [Read more...]

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Who is responsible for the Loyola Marymount and Santa Clara faculties?

Catholic institutions cleared the path for the latest assault on religious freedom

                The following comes from a June 24 story by Phil Lawler on catholicculture.org. As a result of the latest federal ruling against religious freedom—and pending the result of what seems an inevitable court challenge— Catholic churches in California are now required to provide abortion coverage in … [Read more...]

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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain

Rector of Jesuit Community at LMU defends selection of Bill Clinton as commencement speaker

The following comes from an April 21 article by Adam Cassandra from Catholic Education Daily, an online publication of The Cardinal Newman Society: The rector of the Jesuit community at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, Calif., thinks LMU is justified in honoring the life of former President Bill Clinton as long as it’s clear that the University is ignoring … [Read more...]

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More tragic LMU news

University employee is accused of hate crime for defending Catholic teaching

The following is an April 16 email forwarded to California Catholic Daily: Yesterday (Thursday) my wife came home from work very excited and happy about a conversation she had with a couple of students at work. She has worked at Loyola Marymount for the last 15 years in the Alumni department. The students were placing signs along the walkway of the University promoting among … [Read more...]

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Bill Clinton to speak at Loyola Marymount commencement, Renew LMU wants him disinvited

Meanwhile, longtime LMU academic sympathetic to pro-life causes and orthodox Catholicism ends career

The following comes from an April 14 LMU Newsroom article: President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at Loyola Marymount University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 7, LMU President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., announced today. “President Clinton is one of the great statesmen of our time, and he will address our students as they embark on the next … [Read more...]

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LMU deletes regard for Catholic mission from school’s website

Was policy changed after gay Mormon event was held on campus?

The following comes from a February 3 Cardinal Neman Society article by Justin Petrisek: Following inquiries from The Cardinal Newman Society about a recent conference on campus promoting LGBT advocacy, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles deleted language from its website specifying that every group which sought to hold an event at the University would need … [Read more...]

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Will LMU lose its Catholic identity within a generation?

Professor says it doesn't have to be this way

The following comes from a January 18 Catholic Education Daily article by Justin Petrisek: Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) Catholic identity will disappear in a matter of years if administrators continue the current and dangerous trajectory towards secularization by not hiring faithful Catholic professors, according to Dr. Christopher Kaczor, a professor of philosophy at … [Read more...]

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