I Saw the Smoke of Satan at Georgetown University on “Coming Out Day”

By James Donlon   
November 08, 2013

On October 11, I went to Georgetown University with two of my colleagues for a class project. Our mission: interview students about the annual “Coming-Out Day” on campus, which is part of a month-long pro-homosexual celebration known as “OUTober.”

(the identities of those interviewed are withheld)


Since Georgetown is the oldest Catholic university in the United States, one would think that Catholic doctrine and tradition are upheld there.  However, this is not the case. Sadly, we found the exact opposite to be true.

“That Belief is Wrong!”

As my classmate and I approached Red Square -- the free speech zone -- we saw posted high on the brick wall of the administration building a large banner announcing: “Coming Out Week: Celebrating our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Ally communities.” Immediately below the banner two male students, wearing rainbow beads and tee-shirts with the words “I am,” manned a folding table draped with a large "GU Pride" banner.

The table offered pro-homosexual buttons, rainbow necklaces and scarves. Nearby stood a life-size “closet” door attached to a frame covered with a homosexual flag. The two students, one wearing a rainbow Dr. Seuss-like hat, turned to us as we approached: “How's it going boys?”
“Good” was all we could muster.  We asked them for an interview.
“Sure,” said the one to our right.  “Okay, so today is National Coming-Out Day... people come by, pick up free stuff, and show off their pride! It's about letting everyone around you know that they support the community or they’re a part of it.”

My colleague, holding the camera, then asked how they justify such things given that "the Catechism of the Catholic Church says that homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered.”
— “Unfortunately, the Catholic Church is sort of a hierarchical institution; it doesn't always recognize the importance of individual revelation.”
— “But how does that explain it (homosexual acts) as being intrinsically disordered?" continued my friend.
Georgetown student: — “Well, I'll say very blatantly, that that belief is wrong! At Georgetown," he continued, "there are Jesuits who think that what GU Pride does is wrong, but there are Jesuits who love what we do and who are supportive of the community. The Catholic Church isn't as undemocratic on the more human, sort of the, umm, each level of the, each individual... what is it? Oh, each individual diocese, as people make it out to be. Uhh, and that's, like I said, demonstrated here, where what we do is celebrate diversity, celebrate identity, which is so critical to the Catholic mission.”

Coming Out Day

Selective “Free Speech”

At about 12:45 we went to film the “coming out” in Red Square, Georgetown's free speech area.  As we approached, a PBS camera crew stepped past us holding a large professional video camera and a boom microphone. They were intent as they maneuvered through the highly excited crowd of about fifteen to twenty hooting and hollering pro-homosexual students, filming the scene. Meanwhile, a female student with a tee-shirt that read “I am” was being interviewed by a separate member of the PBS crew.

As soon as we approached to film, a short woman in a red coat intercepted us: “I'm sorry, who are you filming for?” she asked in a quizzical tone.
— “For my own project...  Isn't this the free speech...”
She cut my colleague off, and said, pushing the camera lens down, — "Are you going to go publish it somewhere? Sorry.”
— “Isn't this the free speech zone?”
— “It is. It is Red Square, a free speech zone.”
— “Okay, so do I have free speech?”
— “Are you a member of the Georgetown community?” she asked.
— “I'm a Catholic. I can go to church here if I want, right?”
— “You absolutely can.”
— “So... is there anything wrong?”
— “We have a film crew here,” she said looking towards the three-man PBS team, “and they don't want you to interrupt their work.”
— “But am I doing anything wrong?” my colleague repeated for the second time. “I promise I won't get in the way.”
— “I need to ask you to go outside the gates right now.”
— “But, isn't this about diversity?”
— “It is!”
— “So I am being excluded then?”
— “I need to ask you again politely...”
— “You are literally kicking me off campus.”
— “I am literally asking you to leave, yes! You are really interfering with what they are doing here.”        
— “How am I interfering?”
— “You are... filming.”
— “So what's wrong with that?”
— “This is their activity.”
— “I thought it was a welcoming environment where people can express their views..."

“I was worried Georgetown was going to be super-conservative…”

After we left Red Square, we did a few more interviews on the public sidewalk. One woman, a Georgetown student, said, “I kind of didn't want to go to Georgetown because it was Catholic. I was worried it was going to be super-conservative, but I found that it isn't.”

Finally, in the last interview we conducted, two students called us bigots, saying, “You need to think more!”

The "Smoke of Satan" at Georgetown

Decades ago, Pope Paul VI warned that “the smoke of Satan” had entered the Church. He also said that She was undergoing a mysterious process of “self-destruction." With the steady promotion of the sinful homosexual lifestyle at Georgetown University, the smoke of Satan appears to be enveloping the once-respectable institution with the noxious fumes of the sexual revolution.

Earlier this year, a Canon Law petition of more than 2,000 Catholics represented by Academy Award-winning director William Peter Blatty, a Georgetown alumnus, was submitted to the Holy Father.

“The petition submitted to the Pope,” said Manuel A. Miranda, who serves as Mr. Blatty’s counsel, “is more than 200 pages and contains more than 480 footnotes, 99 appendices, 124 witness statements, and a commissioned 120-page institutional audit of Georgetown. We have documented 23 years of scandals and dissidence, more than 100 scandals in the most recent years alone.”

“Georgetown University,” Miranda continued, “has been captured by the ideology of radical autonomy. It pervades everything. Academic freedom is now prisoner to intolerant new orthodoxies, and Catholic moral teaching has surrendered to the dictatorship of moral relativism.”

The Cardinal Newman Society has been publishing detailed updates about this issue.

Indeed, rampant relativism slowly weakens in consciences the notions of good and evil, sin and grace, vice and virtue. It blurs the Church’s clear teaching on every aspect of sexual behavior. Virtue is replaced with a pathetic feel-good "spirituality," which has led us to where we are today -- the celebration of unnatural vice at America's oldest Catholic university. 

Maybe that's why Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said: "If you want your children to defend their Faith, send them to a public school; if you want them to lose their Faith, send them to a Catholic school."



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+9 # eileen m romano 2013-11-11 11:53
Very clear, precise article articulating the problem with the oldest Catholic institution of higher learning in the U.S. Surely the words of Revelation come to play here, "how long O Lord will you stand by, while these martyrs are......Going to this so called Catholic prestigious institution would be a "living hell", a holy martyrdom. And I love your last reference to Archbishop Sheen about sending them to a Catholic school to
"lose their faith". Wow, what a prohpet he was. Keep up the fight guys. You are truly the foretold "young saints of the latter days" by St. Louis Marie De Montfort. God bless all of you.
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-12 # C. R. Haessler 2013-11-17 23:22
I have said for years the supposed "Catholic" colleges have hired way too many liberals and now are secular cesspools. I recommend sending your children to Hillsdale. Those LGBT are pushing perversion thinking it is allowed by the Pope, NOT! and should be getting an education and leaving this garbage out of the campus. This is not coming out, it is pushing a personal agenda that is not faith based. We have always said love the sinner but stop being a sinner.
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-1 # Ben Warren 2013-11-26 17:30
Sending one's children to Hillsdale isn't the best idea. It is Protestant, and not Great Books. Much better to send them to Thomas Aquinas College, or, if one can't stand the rigor, perhaps Christendom.
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+8 # Shawn Roche 2013-11-11 12:52
St. Thomas Aquinas, pray for us. St. Augustine of Hippo, pray for us.

Georgetown is making demonic bedfellows, and it will be the ruination of them if they do not repent of these insults to the Church and God Almighty!
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+15 # Gloria Schotten 2013-11-11 20:46
I sent an email to Georgetown University last week and let them have it big time. The article I sent was on Homosexuality which didn't pull any punches. I told them that they have betrayed Jesus Christ and His Church. The smoke of Satan really is there; how come they are getting away with this filth? Who is the responsible Bishop? I see that Ireland is about to legalize... I can't say it, it's just so vile - SSM. I send Enda Kenny mail all the time - what a creep!
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+9 # al pieretti 2013-11-12 04:38
We should all send e-mails to Georgetown University telling them of the absolute disgrace of this situation and the total disregard of our Lord Jesus Christ and the true Catholic Church..They are loosing souls to the Devil!!!!!
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+9 # al pieretti 2013-11-12 04:44
God bless Bishop Fulton Sheen. We need more people like he was. Our Lord's cup is surely running over.
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-9 # Jessica 2013-11-20 19:05
The current pope agrees with gay marriage, isn't he who Catholics listen to? Im pretty sure he is. The only disgrace is how hateful you and everyone else are being.
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-1 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 16:02
Using your logic, the physician who prescribes antibiotics could be seen as "hateful" by the disease afflicting the patient. If only we could fight the disease of homosexuality by the use of antibiotics. Alas...
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-1 # AL P 2013-12-14 06:04
Jessica, if they are true Catholics and truly believe in the teachings of our faith they won't listen to this Pope. This is against everything we believe in. It is despicable and betrays our Church and our Lord Jesus. I truly believe our Lord will not stand for these things for very much longer!
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-4 # Rita Martinez 2013-11-12 12:05
I believe we need certified license instructors to teach morals and values in a Bible study of religion education class. To teach correct interpretation information with better understanding, and comprehension of the Holy Bible.
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-12 # Joseph Vinton 2013-11-12 12:39
Trying to defy the Catholic Church
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+4 # Brian Kirby 2013-11-12 12:49
Sadly, those individuals interviewed in the video are becoming representative of what the culture at large is becoming. It's no wonder we get the politicians we have. Their beliefs are based on such a fragile house of cards it's amazing the culture is falling hook, line and sinker for it.

When many in the culture believe truth is all relative, it begs amazement; is logic the new intolerance? Will Jerry Sandusky be vindicated by the culture in 10 years time, because we will be forced to be accepting of all deviant behaviour. Will true Catholics be labeled intolerant of Sandusky when that day comes? Does the leadership of Georgetown have any guts or will they allow Pedophilia Day in 10 years from now?

The local bishop needs to officially request Georgetown to remove "Catholic" from its description if the leadership is not prepared to make a stand for virtue.
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+2 # carmen esper 2013-11-12 13:03
THIS NATION HAS LOST ITS MORALS!!! GOD HAS BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM OUR SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, AND OUR WORK PLACES. IS THERE ANYTHING SACRED ANYMORE??? HOLY MARY PRAY FOR US AND OUR NATION
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+1 # concerned bystander 2013-12-11 19:19
Separation of Church and State anyone?
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+4 # Edward.Fullerton 2013-11-12 13:25
Hi, Mr James Donlon, I will recite the rosary daily & do,
Yours in Jesus, Mary, Joseph!
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+2 # Marie Bender 2013-11-12 13:34
I am deeply dismayed by Georgetown University and their betrayal to the Catholic doctrine. I will make sure that I will advertise their treachery to anyone I know that would want to send their children to Georgetown. Pray for those who betray God and His church.
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+1 # Joanne 2013-11-12 13:37
John Carroll is rolling over in his grave over how intellectually and morally soft those students were. I fear for the future of our world if that is the mind set of the next generation. "The I'm okay - you're okay - what is truth relativism." Who is feeding them that psychobabble?

So, the church is hierarchical. Is there something with that? Doesn't Georgetown also have a hierarchical structure?
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+3 # Jacqueline 2013-11-12 13:46
We can equate Georgetown and many other so-called Catholic Universities with the Pharisees who mocked and disbelieved Christ's teachings. Listening to the comments from those who claim to be Catholic, it is clear that they may be involved with higher education but they know nothing about their faith....Where is Pope Francis on this issue???? Why isn't the Pope removing the name "Catholic" from this University? Why is the local Bishop silent? Have the Free Masons taken over Georgetown or have they recently come out of the closet?
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-11 # al pieretti 2013-11-15 09:28
As you may know the enemy have working hard over the years to destroy the Catholic Church and with sorrow in my heart I must say for right now they are succeeding, but in the end our Lord will triumph. Our Church and our Catholic faith will not be destroyed.
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-5 # Erika Faber 2013-11-12 15:35
I suggest that other alumnae/alumni return their class rings to the university as a sign of protest. I did it years ago...
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-6 # Diane 2013-11-12 15:36
Let GOD arise,
Let His enemies be scattered;
Let all who hate Him flee before His Holy Face.
~Psalm 67
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-3 # Don 2013-11-12 15:43
Pope St Pius X warned us of this very thing: "A religion without Doctrine or curb on the passions of man" Pascendi.
These people aren't remotely Catholic nor do they give a jot about Church teaching. Mainly it is an apocalyptic failure of Church teaching.
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-10 # Don 2013-11-12 15:49
go to the leaders of this institution and demand some answers, like why the better still I will do it myself
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-4 # Linda Kerstiens 2013-11-12 15:51
Thankyou so much for sharing this with us, I cant believe they let PBS, film, I wonder how they will portray this and they wouldn't let you film, when they found out the questions you were asking them which were probably bothering their consciences and someone must have said something to make the official come out and tell you to leave. The Holy spirit is inside every one of us. Every single one of those people know what truth is, they just choose not to accept it, just like Our Lord stayed silent when He was being persecuted and asked insulting questions by Herod and Pilate. The Church teaches that you can not act on this disorder, you need to stay away from people like this, if you have this disorder, and don't associate with people who will tempt you into this. This is how you stay chaste and still be a Catholic if you have this disorder. These people clearly are not taking the Church's instructions.
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-6 # Ignacio Martínez 2013-11-12 16:14
Is the University of Georgetown a Catholic institution? So, it is no acting like that. Let's pray to God for the conversion of the staff.
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-3 # Gene 2013-11-12 16:37
May God have mercy on the poor mis-guided souls in the video. Truly a sad situation when a Catholic institution abrogates its authority and lets the "inmates" run the place.
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-4 # pierre blancard 2013-11-12 17:30
Please, please, please, Bishop of Georgetown whomever you are, remove the name "Catholic from this Demonic University!!
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-5 # Barbara 2013-11-12 17:33
I had always admired Bishop Sheen, bless his soul. He was always right... I could listen to him talk for hours and I think he knew what was coming. Being a catholic, I think what the Pope and the Bishop are letting all this happen right under their nose is all wrong. Who can we depend on these days.
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-1 # AL P 2013-12-14 06:23
Barbara, don't know how old you are, but what we must depend on in these days is our traditional Catholic teachings. Always remember God does not change, our Catholic faith should not change. You don't change our faith to accommodate peoples' ideas. It's just not right!!!!!
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-1 # AL P 2013-12-14 06:29
Yes, the Bishops do have a say as to what goes on at this school. Ralph, this is no longer a Catholic School, it's in name only, not in true Catholic belief! It seems to me they are all lost. We must pray for them!
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-6 # ralplh 2013-11-12 17:35
Doesn't the bishop have any sway over what goes on in a Catholic school?
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-12 # Doris Arnold 2013-11-12 17:47
Words are like arrows in the wind. When is someone going to do something about this? Immorality is everywhere. I think it is time for Our Lady to stop holding back God's hand. We are so far gone. I think only God Himself and Mary Our Mother can fix this. We have all been too complacent for oh so long that I'm afraid we can't fix it. God Help Us!
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+1 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:52
Insightful comment. Notice the number of "negative" responses? You know you've hit the deviant on the head by the high number of negatives. Well done, Doris.
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-12 # Donna Wright 2013-11-12 17:52
I sent 7 to Catholic school and 5 did indeed lose their faith.
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+1 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:48
I've been Catholic all my life. I'd never subject my kids to contemporary "Catholic education".
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-4 # zephyrmom 2013-11-12 19:53
Sadly, the decent "Catholic" students who chose a "Catholic" university are slowly but surely coerced and brainwashed to go along with this b.s. To be a nonconformist is (just like the researchers doing this piece) not accepted, so not being able to express any ideas contrary to the agenda leaves young students with only the choice...conform or be ostracized and labeled. Guess what over time young people eventually do...cave in to peer pressure. At least on a public university campus -- the excuse is that not all believe as Catholics and Christians believe...but here in lies the hypocrisy...the campus claims to be "Catholic" and promotes these egregious stunts.
Hail Mary Full of Grace...Bless our Culture
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-3 # Dolores 2013-11-12 20:06
The smoke of satan(he does not deserve to have his name capitalized)is indeed permeating the lives of our young people. Pray, pray, because it is the young that he can influence much more easily.
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-11 # F Fernandes 2013-11-12 21:02
Homosexuality is self eliminating since there is no reproduction and so no next generation of off-spring.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:46
Notice how the truth gets such a rabid response from the deviant crowd?
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-4 # Lillian Fernandez 2013-11-12 22:39
I am not at all surprised. Georgetown invites the most anti life, pro gay marriage president (oh, that's right...He wasn't pro gay marriage back then...only approved of civil unions) into the school and at his request, they cover all of the art work & statues that depict our Catholic faith. Apparently they are either ashamed of the faith or just don't believe it anymore. I vote for the latter.
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-3 # Roberta Becker 2013-11-12 22:59
Why is the University still allowed to be called a Catholic College when they ignore all the teachings of God's commandments and our Catechism. Satan surely knows how to take over souls.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:45
It is grotesque, isn't it?
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-2 # Marie 2013-11-13 08:45
I feel deeply saddened by this. I will continue to pray the Rosary and make daily sacrifice in reparation and to end situations such as this especially in our Catholic universities.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:44
It'll take a lot of prayers to fix the mess illustrated in this video.
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+2 # Daisee 2013-11-13 09:30
It's all about 'what feels good', just like we had in the '60's!
It's just in a 'different' form.
The Lord has allowed the 'devil' to corrupt as many as it can. After all we have 'free will'. In the end the Lord, Savior of the Universe, Omnipotent Power, ever merciful...while we are here in Earth...continues to forgive, but once we are called 'back' to HIM, JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL.
Our youth at Georgetown is being allowed to 'diverse' itself into 'sin'. The Jesuits are NOT following the teachings of Jesus at this university. It will be on 'their' consciences for allowing these students to 'sin' in this method. Shame on these Jesuits for their 'neglect' of Catholic moral teachings!
Maybe, the name of the university should be changed, but also made it a 'public' university.
So, the sons and daughters are being 'deviated' away from the Roman Catholic teachings!
SHAME, SHAME SHAME!
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:43
Insightful comment.
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+2 # Deacon Mike 2013-11-13 10:19
Georgetown is just a symptom of the growing theological decline found within the Jesuit order. How sad to see this unfold in most every Jesuit campus. Georgetown is not alone among Catholic campuses....
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-2 # Leszek Warzocha 2013-11-13 11:19
Jesus Christ, pour out your Holy Spirit over America, renew the face of the earth, may your most precious blood wash us from our sins. Mother of God, may the ray of love of your immaculate heart spread over all mankind, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:35
Excellent response !!!
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0 # Linda 2013-11-14 09:11
I wonder why they let PBS in but made you guys leave. How will they talk about this in their film? THis is what is going on everwhere indoctinating our youth, We need the Bishop to speak out, and the word Catholic needs to be removed from their name, Keep up the Faith good people!
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+1 # Marilyn 2013-11-14 13:36
God help us all. Georgetown is truly a microcosm of this nation and our world!

"Catholic" definitely needs to be removed from Georgetown's name/description.
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0 # al pieretti 2013-11-15 06:07
Jesus himself spoke out against homosexuality, see the following:
Our Lord speaking to St. Catherine of Siena

They [the homosexuals] not only fail from resisting the weakness [of fallen human nature] .... but they do even worse when they commit the cursed sin against nature. Like the blind and stupid, having dimmed the light of their understanding, they do not recognize the disease and misery in which they find themselves. For this not only causes Me nausea, but is disgusting even to the devils themselves whom these depraved creatures have chosen as their lords.

For Me this sin against nature is so abominable that for it alone five cities were destroyed by virtue of the judgment of My Divine Justice, which could no longer bear their iniquity ....
It is disgusting to the devils not because evil displeases them or because they find pleasure in good, but rather because their nature is angelic and flees upon seeing such a repulsive sin being committed.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:34
Well said.
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+1 # Sue Beal 2013-11-15 09:16
I am deeply saddened and perplexed at how Georgetown University refuses to abide by Scripture and the Catechism. It is a dis-order and prevents us from repopulating the earth. I am sorry that so many think that the Church is behind the times. Liberal thinking has poisoned our young people. Please stop taking money from parents for education that is not in truth.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:33
Those at Georgetown, faculty and students alike, have drunk deeply of the perversity of Modernism as described by Pius X. They are ill, disturbed if you will. They are unpleasant to look at and unpleasant to deal with. Life must have been like this as Rome went through its long collapse.
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-1 # Al P 2013-12-15 04:34
I totally agree with you!!!!!!
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-1 # Paul C 2013-11-15 22:14
This is the kind of article that should be published in all the Catholic Newspapers so that the (I don't want to hear about that kind of stuff) Catholics can read what is really happening to their Church their Religion and their Youth.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:27
Well said.
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-1 # Al P 2013-12-15 04:43
Paul C , I totally agree with you, but the truth of the matter is that those "I don’t want to hear about that kind of stuff" Catholics wouldn't believe it if their life depended on it no matter how much facts you put before them.
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-8 # marilyn w 2013-11-17 12:47
I have been going back and forth with this. I keep coming back that it is wrong. If you are born this way, it is your cross to bear. It is hard when you know someone. Jesus rules, not man...

Editor's note: Homosexual behavior is a lifestyle choice. There is zero scientific proof of any "gay" gene. In cases of identical twins who share the same genetic code -- one may be straight while the other is homosexual. The misinformation that attempt to show that "you are born that way" is misleading and unscientific.
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0 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:26
You are correct.
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0 # Marie 2013-11-17 17:24
Georgetown University is by no stretch of the imagination, a Catholic university. Initially they were, but no longer! How can it proclaim to be Catholic when all the while ignoring God's commandments, promoting sin in the name of "diversity" and "liberalism?" To allow "a coming out day" for the morally corrupt minority is an abomination! Please help us O God, deliver our youth from all evil. Mary, Mother of God pray for us.
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-1 # Al P 2013-12-15 04:51
You are absolutely correct, they are not Catholic and Catholic should be removed from their name. You just can not attach Catholic to the abomination of what is going on at that University.
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+1 # Christine W 2013-11-18 23:55
Whoever made this video and page is a whack job. Find a hobby.
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-2 # Georgina Featherston 2013-11-19 00:06
To be honest, this article is absolutely ridiculous. First of all the story about "the lady" not letting you film makes no sense and has nothing to do with anything. And then there's the fact that, oh, actually the bible doesn't explicitly say anything decrying homosexuality. And then there's the fact that for a religion that claims to promote love of all, and acceptance you're doing a really poor job of it and are disgracing the catholic name. Georgetown is an exemplary institution, both retaining its catholic values whilst also pacing the way for modern thinking and open-mindedness. God bless the homosexuals. And god bless all that georgetown does to protect their rights and promote their presence on campus! It's honestly a wonderful thing.
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-1 # Al P 2013-12-15 05:06
You are truly out of your mind. I feel sorry for you. Do you read the bible and are you aware that God destroyed cities because of homosexuality. It's totally against the teaching of our Catholic faith and against nature. That's why God made a man and woman......
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+2 # jj 2013-11-19 00:44
I'm a Georgetown University graduate, and was a theology major. Like Pope Francis, I think the obsession of "conservative" Catholics with homosexuality is far more dangerous to the Church than homosexuality could ever be. The Gospel isn't about genitals, it's about faith, love and justice-redemption and salvation. Turn your attention to the much graver evil in the world (poverty, abuse of the oppressed, war...)and let God worry about the tiny minority of homosexuals in the world.
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-1 # Jeffrey 2013-11-19 01:40
As a university that includes students of a variety of backgrounds, Georgetown cannot be expected to hold every student to Roman Catholic values. As a current Georgetown student and a non-Catholic, I am proud our university supports a diversity of communities that include Jewish, Muslim, Catholic, Protestant, and many more groups. Georgetown exists as one of the elite universities in the country because of this diversity, not in spite of it. I am sorry that PBS obviously violated your right to film in Red Square but your association of this with the Georgetown OUTober events is unjustified. Again, this should not have happened but the conclusions you draw from this unrelated occurrence detract from your article. I am also sorry you were called "bigots" by Georgetown students, this is obviously inappropriate but again I would emphasize that the diversity of the Georgetown community makes it great, it doesn't limit it or betray it in any way. Diversity is a reality of the US in 2013.
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+1 # Conor 2013-11-19 02:28
I would just like to say that you are all horrible, ignorant, albeit plain sad. You homophobic, crazy right-wing conservatives are what's wrong with the country.
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+3 # Lue Johnson 2013-11-19 03:17
As a Georgetown University student and a Catholic, I can speak to how deeply rooted in the Catholic tradition Georgetown is. The vast majority of my professors and peers are committed to living out the Jesuit values. Everyday the University reminds me that the ultimate goal of my education is to help others; there is nothing more Christian than that.
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-7 # Steven 2013-11-19 19:54
It might be time, young man, to listen to your Pope, the head of your hierarchical church, and spend some more time focusing on the state of your own soul, and your Charitable duties.

The church's past obsession with sex in not reflected in the teachings of Christ, who to my knowledge only mentioned the sin of lust to note that whoever looked at a women other than his lawful wife with lust was guilt of the sin of adultery. Very little of our current culture would survive this standard (hence the need for divine mercy). Beware the pull of feeling vainly righteous for having found the mote in your brother's eye.

Editor's note: Please consider these as well:

As we read in the Book of Genesis: “God created man in His image; in the Divine image he created him; male and female He created them. God blessed them, saying: ‘Be fertile and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it.’” (Gen. 1:28-29)

The same was taught by Our Savior Jesus Christ: “From the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female. For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother; and shall cleave to his wife.” (Mark 10:6-7).

Genesis also teaches how God punished Sodom and Gomorrah for the sin of homosexuality: “The Lord rained down sulphurous fire upon Sodom and Gomorrah. He overthrew those cities and the whole Plain, together with the inhabitants of the cities and the produce of the soil.” (Gen. 19:24-25)
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+6 # frank md 2013-11-21 23:12
homophobic crazy right wing conservatives?
does that apply to orthodox Jews?
and how about many practicing Muslims, who think that homosexuality deserves death?
consider this intolerance-the Catholic church provides more health care to HIV positive patients than any other organization in the world. Pretty intolerant don't you think?
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+1 # Understands Laws 2013-11-26 12:19
Georgetown was completely correct in kicking you off of campus. They are a private institution, it is not public property. PBS followed proper procedure and you did not. See here to find out how you could have properly been allowed to film on campus: http://www.georgetown.edu/news/media-relations/
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+2 # John Crowley 2013-11-27 15:23
This is an excellent effort. It displays the rabid ideology of the homosexual movement. It is always effective to let the opposition demonstrate how bizarre they are, rather than having to explain it yourself.

Excellent video and good job at pointing out the disturbed nature of the "opposition".
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0 # Charles Curry 2013-12-10 20:45
The institution here has been corrupt for at least 20 years. As are many of the so-called Jesuit schools. An example is also Seattle University.
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-1 # Al P 2013-12-15 05:23
[quote name="al pieretti"]As you may know the enemies have been working hard over the years to destroy the Catholic Church and with sorrow in my heart I must say for right now they may succeed. However, in the end our Lord will triumph. Our Church and our Catholic faith will not be destroyed.
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0 # al pieretti 2013-12-17 05:50
will my comment be shown?
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