Complaints of hostile environment at US Catholic university

A survey of faculty at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has shown only one third of professors are Catholic.

St John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae stipulated that the majority of staff at Catholic universities should be Catholic.

The LMU survey reveals conservative Catholic staff believe they are in an environment that is hostile to what they see are true Catholic values.

The survey also reports “contention” between conservative and progressive Catholic staff.

One faculty member complained that LMU hosts and honours “highly dubious theologians”.

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