USD law professor accused of racism for saying ‘all cultures are not equal’

Article criticized birth control, divorce, growing number of children born out of wedlock and immigrants who resist cultural assimilation

An avalanche of criticism and even accusations of racism have greeted an essay co-authored by a University of San Diego law professor. The editorial by the University of Pennsylvania’s Amy Wax and USD’s Larry Alexander, which appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, appropriately criticizes America’s embrace of birth control and divorce. That would be enough to stir opposition … [Read more...]

Students for Life weeklong event underway at University of San Diego

Each day will a different life issue will be spotlighted: Immigration, Homelessness, Domestic Violence, Abortion/Adoption and Suicide

An in-depth recognition of the preciousness, value, respect and dignity of life will be celebrated at the University of San Diego April 24-28 as the 11th annual L.I.F.E. (Life is For Everyone) Week is held and hosted by the University Ministry-sponsored Students for Life organization. The purpose of Students for Life's weeklong celebration is to educate the USD community on … [Read more...]

Stalemate on University of San Diego drag show

Laymen wait for Bishop McElroy. Bishop waits for USD.

The following comes from an April 6 story on a San Diego TV station, Every year for the past six years, performers in drag have taken the stage at the University of San Diego, a private Catholic school. The show, produced by a USD student group called Pride, is supposed to be a celebration, but Thomas McKenna, the founder of a group that promotes Christian values, … [Read more...]

USD will consider whether to become sanctuary campus

"We will carefully monitor the national dialogue on this important topic"

The following comes from a November 21 message to the USD campus community on immigration and DACA from president James Harris: Dear USD Campus Community: In recent weeks, we have witnessed an outpouring of support on our campus for our international students as well as those students who are immigrants, including those who are eligible for deferred action under the U.S. … [Read more...]

Catholic University of San Diego peddles pro-homosexual drag show again

The following comes from an April 1 TFP Student Action article by James Donlon:    For the fifth consecutive year, the Catholic University of San Diego is hosting a pro-homosexual “drag show” on April 14 at Shiley Theatre. The offensive event is called PRIDE's Celebration of Gender Expression: Supreme Drag Superstar V. Before the drag show begins, students are invited to … [Read more...]

Students try to rid USD of Catholic identity… even further

University responds to LBGT demands

The following comes from a January 7 Cardinal Newman Society Catholic Education Daily article by Adam Cassandra: Responding to a list of “demands” by student groups focused on racial and LGBTQ issues, a University of San Diego (USD) official told The Cardinal Newman Society there are items on the list “that are inconsistent with our Catholic identity,” and that such … [Read more...]

Students demand Catholic university denounce Saint Junípero Serra as mass murderer

They also call on the University of San Diego to replace its mascot, Diego Torero, with a ‘non-human’ one

The following comes from a December 23 College Fix article by Nathan Rubbelke: A coalition of students at the University of San Diego have demanded that administrators denounce Saint Junípero Serra as a mass murderer with a “colonialist legacy.” They also want the Catholic saint’s name stripped from a campus building at the private, Catholic university. The demand, one of … [Read more...]

Over 150 Catholic colleges collude with Planned Parenthood

University of San Diego offers student internships at the nation's largest abortion provider

The following comes from an August 7 Crisis Magazine article by Anne Hendershott: Despite the Catholic Church’s unambiguous teaching on the “intrinsic evil” of abortion, Catholic Colleges throughout the country continue to promote student internships and volunteer opportunities at Planned Parenthood—the country’s largest abortion provider. In 2011 the Cardinal Newman … [Read more...]

Our drag show supports Church teaching

University of San Diego continues to ignore the Vatican

The following comes from an April 17 Cardinal Newman Society Catholic Education Daily article by Justin Petrisek: On Thursday, the first full day in office for San Diego’s new Catholic bishop, the Catholic University of San Diego (USD) hosted a “drag show” that the Vatican last year described as “scandalous.” Last year, the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education … [Read more...]

Two possible saves

Family Planning Associates, Miramar Rd., San Diego, Jan. 24

The following comes from a Jan. 26 email sent by the Helpers of God’s Precious Infants. One of the counselors approached a young couple on their way to FPA.  They both were quiet but the woman spoke to the counselor.  She told the counselor she was 12 weeks, and the husband said he was in the military.   When the counselor showed them both a model of a 12-week-old baby, they … [Read more...]