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Muslims Are the New Catholics and 'Politicizing' the Oregon Massacre

In the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Oregon on Thursday, President Obama asks Americans to address the epidemic of mass shootings by turning to the ballot box. Fitchburg State University historian Ben Railton joins us to discuss the parallels between centuries of anti-Catholic sentiment in America.

My Uncomfortable Audience with the Pope

In line to see the pope is where I first experienced the universal, catholic, Catholic Church. The post My Uncomfortable Audience with the Pope appeared first on OnFaith.

Bill Cosby investigation in hands of D.A.: report

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco is the latest college to revoke an honorary degree awarded to disgraced comedian Bill Cosby.

Do Conservative Catholics Want a Divorce?

Some Catholics have yet to forgive Martin Luther for splintering the church universal. In his 1973 novel Catholics, Brian Moore memorably portrayed a heroic abbot, faithful to the Latin Mass in the face of a trendy church that was abandoning core Christian tenets, who wonders “when certai

Pope Francis’ message is completely lost on Catholic universities

Colleges are saddling low-income students with massive debt, and those that aren't offer support to a select few

This is how nuns pregame for the pope's visit

If New York Jets fans can get away with it, nuns can, too. During Pope Francis' visit to Washington, D.C., this week, several nuns were spotted tailgating from the back of a van in the parking lot of the Catholic University of America...Show More Summary

Pope Francis Is Pushing to Help the Poor While Catholic Universities Are Leaving Them Behind

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Annie Waldman, ProPublica Many Catholic colleges leave low-income students with big debts. And wealthy Catholic schools that provide generous support don’t enroll many poor students.

The Pope Celebrates His First Official Mass ? and Canonizes the First Saint on U.S. Soil

Pope Francis capped off his first day in Washington, D.C., with a Mass at North America's largest Catholic church, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Catholic University. It was the pope's first official full Mass in the United States during which the pontiff performed the... More »

Catholic Universities Are Failing to Help Poor Students

At the school the Pope is visiting, the poorest pay over $31,000 a year, even after scholarships.

Persecuted Christians Tell Horrors of Starvation, Brutal Electric Shock Torture for Refusing to Deny Jesus Christ

At a Religious Freedom Project summit Friday at the Catholic University of America, a Chinese evangelist told of how she was was forced to make Christmas tree lights and endured starvation, electrocution and beatings in Chinese prisons and "re-education" labor camps due to her refusal to renounce Christ.

Religion in decline: More Harvard freshmen now identify as atheist or agnostic than Catholic or Protestant

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

An annual survey of Harvard University’s incoming freshman class revealed in September that more students identified as atheist or agnostic than as Roman Catholic or Protestant, suggesting millennials are turning away from traditional American faiths in a country that has long had a Christian...

The Power of Kindness

Introduction On a dog walk this summer, I strolled through a local Catholic university, and there it was: a sign with a Dalai Lama quote that said "Be Kind Whenever Possible. It is always possible." Is it? As the Institute for Spirituality...Show More Summary

Constructive Feedback University: 3 Aggrieved Activists Lobby For Progressive Change For The Catholic Church By "Narrowcasting Their Indictment Of The Church's Character" In An Effort To Make The Church More Progressive

Let me start out by saying: "I AM A CRITIC OF THE SO-CALLED 'CATHOLIC CHURCH'. They insert worship of 'The Virgin Mary', obscuring 'Jesus' There is no provision for a 'Commander On Earth' in the bible They have a history of ultimately...Show More Summary

Harold S. White, Jewish chaplain at Georgetown, dies at 83

Rabbi White was the first full-time Jewish chaplain at a Catholic university.

Harold S. White, Jewish chaplain at Georgetown, dies at 83

“Thank you, Father, you’ve been a big help,” a reporter once overheard a student say to Harold S. White, a professor and chaplain at Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic university in the United States.Read full article >>

Even Catholic Universities Should Say Yes to Campus Atheist Groups

Should private Catholic schools allow atheist clubs on campus?What if they weren't called atheist clubs, but something less combative, like "freethought" or "secular" groups?The administrators don't have to allow them, but you couldShow More Summary

Construction timelapse: Trinity Washington University

Trinity Washington University, a Catholic women’s school in Northeast Washington, is building a $40 million academic center that is expected to open in August 2016.

Why aren’t libertarians rejecting Rand Paul’s fight against Planned Parenthood?

The 300-odd young libertarians packed into Catholic University's student center were the elect of the elect. They'd scored invites to the Young Americans for Liberty annual conference because -- according to an email pitch to sponsors -- they could be "the future congressmen, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and activists that will restore our republic." And they were not fans […]

Catholic Indifference to the Liturgy

One of the most astonishing things about the Catholic Church is the almost universal indifference of her members (including her clergy) to the sacred liturgy as such. Sure, many parish parking lots are full on Sunday mornings. Many of the laity are “involved” in one ministry or another. Show More Summary

JPMorgan ChaseVoice: From Storm To STEM: Rebuilding Xavier University

By Stephanie Hepburn New Orleans' thriving Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically African-American Catholic institution located in the heart of the city, is a pillar in the community and a pioneer in its efforts to decrease race and gender gaps in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. In fact, the [...]

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