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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

National Recap: Pope Francis appoints America’s first Black cardinal

National Recap: Pope Francis appoints America’s first Black cardinal

By John Turner October 27, 2020
Pope Francis appointed Wilton Gregory to the position of cardinal, making him the first Black American to receive this position.
Freshman Matilde Bechet writes that the reckoning of sexual abuse allegations in the Catholic Church is far from over, and society cannot continue to turn a blind eye toward it.

Commentary: Sexual abuse allegations in the church cannot be ignored

By Matilde Catarino Bechet September 5, 2018
In my eyes, no leader of the Catholic Church is superior to the law, not even with endless practice of penance and prayer.

Editorial: College should send students to historic events

October 7, 2015
It is clear that connecting students with important historic events is beneficial to their college experience.
Six members of the Ithaca College Catholic community pose for a photo in Philadelphia where they traveled to see the pope.

Ithaca College students travel to see Pope Francis

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer September 30, 2015
Members of the college’s Catholic Community bussed five hours from Cornell University to see the pope

ITHACA TODAY: Thursday, March 20

March 20, 2014
Your source for what's happening in Ithaca.
The Rev. Carsten Martensen, Catholic chaplain and director at Ithaca College and Cornell University, delivers a message to the congregation at Catholic Mass at 8 p.m. March 16 in Muller Chapel.

Students reflect on the year of a new pope

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor March 19, 2014
Pope Francis took to Twitter on March 13, acknowledging the one-year anniversary of his papal inauguration by asking his followers to “Please pray for me.”

Guest Commentary: First Latin American pope has mixed history

By Jonathan Ablard March 26, 2013
Pope Francis has a well-deserved reputation as a humble man who rides the subway and ministers to the growing number of slum dwellers in Buenos Aires. Many have also characterized him as either a populist conservative or a moderate conservative.
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