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Kavanaugh says he feels no ‘bitterness’ over confirmation process

Kavanaugh says he feels no ‘bitterness’ over confirmation process

| October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Oct. 8 he has no “bitterness” over a contentious confirmation process that ultimately ended with a Senate vote Oct. 6 to confirm him for the seat on the high court left vacant by the July 31 retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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After reader criticism, America editor defends Kavanaugh withdrawal editorial

After reader criticism, America editor defends Kavanaugh withdrawal editorial

| Carol Zimmermann | October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Matt Malone, editor of America magazine, has defended his publication’s editorial that called for the withdrawal of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Catholic University students call for dean ouster over Kavanaugh tweets

Catholic University students call for dean ouster over Kavanaugh tweets

| Rhina Guidos | October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some students, alumni and faculty members at The Catholic University of America in Washington are calling for the resignation of the dean of its National Catholic School of Social Service following a series of tweets he wrote criticizing women who accused embattled Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

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Head of Georgetown Prep urges renewed commitment to being ‘men for others’

Head of Georgetown Prep urges renewed commitment to being ‘men for others’

| Kelly Sankowski | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a letter to the school community, the president of an all-boys Jesuit high school in suburban Washington emphasized the schools’ mission to form “men for others” and reflected on the need to evaluate the school’s culture in light of that value.

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Despite hearing’s drama, some say Kavanaugh won’t make major changes

Despite hearing’s drama, some say Kavanaugh won’t make major changes

| Carol Zimmermann | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The four days of Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh were as heated as the unusually high temperatures in Washington during this first week of September.

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At hearing, Kavanaugh highlights his Catholic Charities’ volunteer work

At hearing, Kavanaugh highlights his Catholic Charities’ volunteer work

| Kelly Sankowski | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

During the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Sept. 5, U.S. Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh said his experience serving the homeless with Catholic Charities and tutoring at Washington Jesuit Academy has influenced him as a judge because of the importance of “standing in the shoes of others.”

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Social justice Catholic group’s letter objects to Kavanaugh nomination

Social justice Catholic group’s letter objects to Kavanaugh nomination

| Rhina Guidos | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Sept. 4 letter signed by more than 1,500 Catholic nuns, priests and other Church leaders from around the country addressed to U.S. senators voiced concerns about Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a fellow Catholic, as he faced confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in early September that may result in a seat for him on the Supreme Court of the United States.

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