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.
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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 Benedict XVI's reign as head of the Roman Catholic Church will end today with his resignation at 2 p.m., EST.
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.
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.
Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students said they were disappointed by the U.S. decision to vote against the Palestinian Authority.
Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with mangled Afghan corpses have polarized the Fordham community in recent weeks.
On Feb. 15, the Dean of Arts and Science Faculty hosted Rev. G. Ronald Murphy, S.J, for the Loyola Chair lecture, entitled, “The Mysterious Stone: the Holy Grail in Parzival.”
Don Cornelius, producer and host of the television show “Soul Train,” was found dead today around 4 a.m. in his Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, home.
Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) welcomed His Excellency Ambassador Hamid Al-Bayati, permanent representative of Iraq to the United Nations, who spoke at “The Summer of the Arab Spring” on Nov. 4.