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Brief: Loyola joins pope in prayer for Syria

The Maroon

September 4, 2013

Filed under Christianity, Faith, Religion

Pope Francis has declared Saturday, Sept. 7, a day of prayer and fasting dedicated to the need for peace in Syria and peace around the world for all Catholics. Pope Francis has also invited members of other denominations and re...

LUCAP plans to build & serve

SHAMARA KING

September 4, 2013

Filed under Faith, Religion

The Loyola University Community Action Program has met and prepared for the fall semester with plans to give students the opportunity to do anything from volunteering, to building, to protesting. LUCAP adviser Joe Deegan has pus...

Reverend gets Hero Award

MARY GRACI

September 4, 2013

Filed under Faith, Religion

Rev. Chad Gilbert sat anxiously by the phone as he awaited the doctor's call that would tell him whether or not he could save his mother's life. Chad donated 60 percent of his liver to his mother, Tina Gilbert, who suffered from ...

Brief: Congress vote on potential strikes in Syria

Associated Press

September 4, 2013

Filed under Faith, Politics, Religion

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's request for speedy congressional backing of a military strike in Syria advanced Wednesday, Sept. 4, while he left open the possibility he would order retaliation for a deadly chemical we...

Brief: Yamauchi lecture discusses Islamic law

The Maroon

September 4, 2013

Filed under Faith, Islam, Religion

Adil Khan, Loyola professor of Islamic studies, will discuss the church and state according to Islam. Khan's presentation is a part of the Yamauchi Lecture Series. The series began in 1985 to commemorate James Yamauchi, a forme...

Archdiocese experiences extra ‘ordain-ary’ summer

SHAMARA KING

September 4, 2013

Filed under Christianity, Faith, Religion

Archbishop Gregory Aymond ordained five men to the Roman Catholic priesthood for the Archdiocese of New Orleans on June 1. The five men were Colin Braud, Travis Clark, Gary Copping, Daniel Green and Jonathan Hemelt. According to the arch...

Brief: Outstanding students compete for scholarship

The Maroon

September 4, 2013

Filed under Faith, Religion

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, Loyola awarded its Ignatian Scholarships for Academic Excellence to nine first-year students with outstanding academic and professional backgrounds. More than 450 students competed. All Ignatian scholarship r...

Brief: Professor examines justice post-Katrina

The Maroon

August 28, 2013

Filed under Faith

Michael Cowan, a professor in the Institute for Ministry, will explore how the New Orleans criminal justice system has improved since Hurricane Katrina through a religious lens. "For the Well-Being of the City: Crime, Justice an...

Brief: Genesis Gospel Choir holds meet and greet

The Maroon

August 28, 2013

Filed under Faith

The Genesis Gospel Choir is holding a meet and greet session on Tuesday Sept. 3 in the Octavia Room at 7 p.m. The choir is designed to serve as a vehicle of religious expression as well as a vessel for ecumenical growth. The ...

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