Archive for category: International News

Center on National Security Holds Panel on Surveillance

Center on National Security Holds Panel on Surveillance

“They’re Watching Us: So What?,” aimed to address the questions on many citizens’ minds after recent revelations regarding NSA spying practices.

International Students Increase in Numbers

The number of international students enrolling at Fordham University has steadily increased during the past few years, mirroring a national trend recently reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Father McShane Discusses Pope Francis on Charlie Rose Show

Father McShane Discusses Pope Francis on Charlie Rose Show

On Sept. 21, Father Matt Malone, editor of “America”, and Father Joseph McShane, president of Fordham University, appeared on the Charlie Rose Show to discuss Pope Francis’ views and priorities for the church’s spiritual doctrine and mission.

UPDATED: McShane Discusses First Jesuit Pope on “Charlie Rose,” Grimes Comments on Pope Francis

UPDATED: McShane Discusses First Jesuit Pope on “Charlie Rose,” Grimes Comments on Pope Francis

Father Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, appeared as part of a panel on the Charlie Rose program on March 13 to discuss the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new head of the Roman Catholic Church.

Vatican Convocation Date Set For March 12

Vatican Convocation Date Set For March 12

According to The New York Times, the process of choosing a pope to replace Benedict XVI as head of the Catholic Church will begin Tuesday, March 12 with the convocation of cardinals.

Pope Steps Down, Pledges Obedience to Replacement

Pope Steps Down, Pledges Obedience to Replacement

Pope Benedict XVI's reign as head of the Roman Catholic Church will end today with his resignation at 2 p.m., EST.

Pope’s Surprise Resignation Sends Message

Pope’s Surprise Resignation Sends Message

In the wake of pope Benedict XVI’s announcement that he would resign from his position as head of the Catholic Church on Feb. 28, the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) community was surprised, but many who follow the papacy said they consider the move a courageous one rather than a sign of weakness.

Catholics Support Same-Sex Marriage at Polls

Catholics Support Same-Sex Marriage at Polls

Despite Catholic bishops’ opposition to the issue of same-sex marriage, their constituents voted against them this November, upholding same-sex marriage in Maine, Maryland, Washington and Minnesota.

U.S. Vote Against Palestinian Authority Disappoints Students

U.S. Vote Against Palestinian Authority Disappoints Students

Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students said they were disappointed by the U.S. decision to vote against the Palestinian Authority.

Graphic War Photos Prompt Ethics Questions

Graphic War Photos Prompt Ethics Questions

Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with mangled Afghan corpses have polarized the Fordham community in recent weeks.