Georgetown University appoints its first Hindu priest

According to The Hindu:

The Georgetown University has appointed its first Hindu priest -- a woman -- to serve the religious needs of its Hindu students, whose number has increased in recent years.

Pratima Dharm, who recently retired as the first Hindu chaplain in the U.S. Army, has been appointed as the first Hindu chaplain at the Georgetown University, a move welcomed by the Hindu students of this top private research university.

Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the U.S.

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