What high school senior would want to go to college where you can’t even discuss the not-at-all controversial issue of marriage equality? No-brainer or not, let’s give PC Provost Hugh Lena credit for allowing a students to hear a lecture the church doesn’t agree with.
“I know that the events of the last few days have engendered a great deal of discussion on our campus, from alumni and friends of the College, and from the media,” he wrote in a statement. “I hope most will agree that rescheduling the event as it was originally proposed is the proper course of action for the College to take.”
“I want to let you know that the event is being rescheduled with Dr. Corvino and Sherif Girgis, a Ph.D. student in philosophy at Princeton University and a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School. Both individuals have agreed to the event and the likely date will be sometime in the spring semester. We will keep you apprised as soon as we have the details finalized.”
One of the best parts of the Catholic faith is not its rigid reliance on ancient dogma, but rather its belief in forgiveness. In that spirit, please enjoy one of my favorite renditions of one of my favorite songs: