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Muslim Leader Chants "Allah Akbar" During 9/11 Memorial Service In Florida

Considered to be one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States, Barry University, which is nestled in Miami Shores, Florida, hosted an interfaith memorial service to remember the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. According...Show More Summary

Imam Starts Chanting “Allahu Akbar” At 9-11 Memorial Ceremony at Barry University

(NextStepU) At the 9-11 Ceremony this year at Barry Catholic University in Florida, Imam Nasir Ahmad, leader of Liberty City’s mosque, started chanting “Allahu Akbar.” The Shark Tank reported: Considered to be one of the largest Catholic universities in the … Continue reading ?

Survey: Gays More Accepted By Churches

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Associated Press: Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in American religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but it declined in Catholic congregations, according to a new survey. Duke University's National...Show More Summary

Can The Origin of Religion Be Studied Without Arguing?

One of my favorite college courses was “Comparative Religion.” The class was taught at a Catholic university by a Jesuit priest, yet it was very non-judgmental and the lectures did not end with “And here’s why ours is better than that one …” As a result, it...

"Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions..."

"... state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans."Although the federal Affordable Care Act does notShow More Summary

California Forces Catholic Universities to Pay for Abortions for Their Employees

I told you this was coming. Now, Jerry Brown has decided to force two Catholic universities to cover abortion in their health insurance. From the San Francisco Chronicle story: Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has reversed an earlier decision to allow two Catholic universities to eliminate coverage of most abortions for employees, saying state law requires […]

State Forces Catholic Colleges to Pay for Abortion

Thanks to a reversal by Governor Jerry Brown’s administration, two Catholic universities, Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount, have now been prevented from offering insurance plans for their employees that refused coverage for “elective”...Show More Summary

State Bureaucrats to Decide if Catholic Universities Can Drop Coverage for Elective Abortions

Two Catholic Universities in California announced they would cut funding for elective abortions. Now the state Department of Managed Health Care is deciding whether all abortions can be considered medically necessary. Loyola Marymount...Show More Summary

California May Force Catholic Universities to Pay for Abortions

Two California Catholic universities–Santa Clara and Loyola–want not to cover “elective” abortion in their health insurance policies. That won’t do! After first giving its OK, California may now try to force them. From the San Francisco Chronicle story. The state Department of Managed Health Care is conducting “an in-depth analysis of the issues surrounding coverage […]

Taiwanese Student Plays Her Adorable Schnauzer Like A Stringed Instrument

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

Post by ???. A student at Fu Jen Catholic University in Xinchuang, Taiwan amusingly plays her adorable schnauzer as if he were a stringed instrument in an orchestra, using the dog’s paw as the neck of the instrument and his fuzzy belly as the strings. The happy canine also joins, adding in a bit of […]

Catholic Marquette University to Honor Pro-Abortion Congressman

On August 20, Marquette University is slated to confer on Georgia congressman John Lewis an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, as well as the privilege of addressing the incoming class of 2018 at the New Student Convocation, according to a press release. Lewis’s voting record is inconsistent with several Catholic teachings. His voting record has […]

Catholics And Hobby Lobby

The defense of religious freedom by the Catholic hierarchy is not exactly a universal view among the people the hierarchy are alleged to represent, according to the latest Kaiser poll. Catholics are split down the middle on it – 49 – 47 percent. Black and Hispanic Protestants are opposed to the ruling. It looks, in […]

The CDW Reins in the Sign of Peace

Many years ago, a friend of mine was studying at a prominent Catholic university, where every dorm has its own chapel, and every chapel has at least one Mass a day. Explaining why he never attended Mass in the dorm chapels, he said,Show More Summary

Karin and Runge on Breastfeeding and Employment Law

Marcy Karin and Robin Runge have posted “Breastfeeding and a New Type of Employment Law,” forthcoming in Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2 (2014). The paper focuses on section 4207 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,...

Senator Marco Rubio Accuses Marriage Equality Activists Of Intolerance

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In what should be regarded a part of a years-long run-up for his inevitable U.S. presidential campaign, Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio proved his conservative credentials in a speech he made at Catholic University in Washington on Wednesday. During the...

Penny Nance: Rubio's Unifying Speech Contrasted Sharply With Obama's Divisiveness (Video Interview)

The unifying tone of Sen. Marco Rubio's, R-Florida, Wednesday speech at the Catholic University of America contrasted sharply with President Barack Obama's divisiveness, Penny Nance, president of Concerned Women for America, told The Christian Post in an interview after the event.

Russell Moore on Rubio's Tolerance Remarks: I Wanted to Say 'Amen' Very Loudly (Video Interview)

Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, praised Sen. Marco Rubio's, R-Fla., Wednesday speech at the Catholic University of America as both courageous and civil.

Marco Rubio: Intolerance in the Name of Tolerance Is Hypocrisy

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., condemned liberal intolerance toward those who support the traditional definition of marriage in a Wednesday speech at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Notre Dame Buys Historical Bible of First Catholic Priest Ordained in US

The University of Notre Dame has acquired the three-volume Bible of the first Roman Catholic priest to be ordained in the United States.

New York Times Hit Piece on Tom Steyer and Fossil Fuel Divestment

Word came recently that both the Philadelphia Quakers and the Unitarian General Assembly have decided to divest from fossil fuels. It followed by a few weeks the news that the Roman Catholic University of Dayton and Union Theological Seminary, the home of many a great thinker, had done likewise.

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