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Marquette University Suspends Tenured Professor After He Criticized Instructor Who Prohibited Student From Discussing Gay Marriage Opposition

Marquette University has suspended a tenured political science professor after he blogged about his disapproval of the actions of a teaching assistant at the Catholic school, who forbade a student from discussing an opposing view to gay marriage in her class.

Marquette University Suspends Professor, Accusing Him of Homophobic Comments

Marquette University seems to be sending a message to students and faculty who support Catholic doctrine regarding marriage: if you oppose gay marriage keep your mouth shut.

Unlawful Harassment To Express The Catholic Church’s Position On SSM At a Jesuit University

[guest post by JD] From the “I told you so” files … These precious little snowflakes get the vapors from the mere existence of disagreement. In a university environment. There is so much irony and hypocrisy in this, it is hard to pick a place to start. You will be forced to care. —-JD

Edinburgh University has Given a Library Card to a Cat

Jordan has turned his back on his Catholic friar owners and adopted Edinburgh University library as his main residence. The feline has his own Facebook page set up by students with over 6,800 “likes”. And now the black and white pet has been made “official” by getting a card for the library, complete with a photo and 2017 expiry date. Show More Summary

Why Did a Catholic University Encourage Students to Volunteer at Planned Parenthood and NARAL?

According to the University of St. Thomas website, their mission as a university is “inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.” The Minnesota based Catholic college also lists a few of their convictions, which these include […]

Marquette University Encouraging Catholic Professors to Report Gay Marriage Opposition as Form of 'Harassment'

Catholic professors and other faculty members at a prominent Wisconsin Catholic university are now being trained to report any school employees who voice their opposition to same-sex marriage as a form of harassment to the university's human resources office.

Turning the Heat Down After Ferguson

I was born in Detroit the third of eleven children in an Irish Catholic family to a father who worked in the auto industry and to a mom who was a public school teacher, and both of whom graduated from the University of Detroit. Not long...Show More Summary

New Technique Allows Researchers To Extract Audio From Silent Video

By looking at the minute vibrations in high speed video, researchers at the Department of Engineering of the Catholic University of America have created a method for extracting sound data from high-speed silent video footage. From the...Show More Summary

Catholic 'Docudrama' 'Full of Grace' Brings LGBT Issues to the Stage

Full of Grace, an interview-based staged reading, took the stories of more than 30 LGBT Catholics to the stage at Fordham University. read more

Growing Support for Traditional Liturgical Practices at Catholic Colleges & Universities

A Mass being celebrated at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts Today at the Cardinal Newman Society's blog Catholic Education Daily, Karthryn Zagrobelny has a nice article interviewing chaplains at Christendom College, Thomas Aquinas...Show More Summary

Why is This Catholic College Using a Planned Parenthood Activist to Find a New President?

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles wants to find a new president that cares for its Catholic mission, but The Cardinal Newman Society has learned that the person chosen to lead the presidential search committee has served as board chair for an organization that has given more than half of $1 million to Planned […]

Is Economic Liberty Necessary for Religious Liberty?

Can churches have religious freedom in a nation without economic freedom? This issue was explored at an Acton Institute conference hosted by the Catholic University of America.

L.A. Archdiocese is steps ahead of Catholic debate over homosexuality

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Tim Swift went to Catholic schools, attended a Jesuit university and sent his children to parochial schools.

Attorney General Eric Holder Praises SLU President for Paying Off #Occupy #Ferguson Mob

In October far left #OccupySLU protesters marched to Saint Louis University campus during their Ferguson October weekend rallies. They never left. The squatters set up a tent city on the Catholic campus in St. Louis City. And they camped out … Continue reading ?

Bishops Oppose Catholic Universities Offering Extended Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses of Their Employees

As more Catholic and Jesuit universities in the United States begin offering extended benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, Catholic church leaders are starting to speak out in objection to their local universities starting to provide those benefits to gay and lesbian spouses.

Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

The Roman Catholic hierarchy is not pleased with decisions by universities, including Creighton and Notre Dame, to offer benefits to same-sex spouses of employees. read more

Both Black and Catholic (?)

Matthew J. CresslerMy post today falls in the "shameless plug" category. I am due to lecture at the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana on Monday, November 10th. The title of my talk is "Black Catholics from the Great Migrations to Black Power," something I have thought quite a bit about for the past few years. Show More Summary

Pope Francis Officially Endorses Evolution and The Big Bang Theory

Pope Francis has continued to turn heads as the most liberal pope in decades by declaring that "the Catholic Church sees no conflict between science and religion" and stating that he accepts the universe was created in a Big Bang rather than what is detailed

Nebraska University To Offer Same-Sex Spouse Health Benefits Despite Catholic Church Objections - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, has announced that it will soon offer health benefits to employee’s same-sex spouses despite the objections of Catholic archbishop George J. Lucas

Obama's Birth Control Mandate Redo Still Losing in Courts; Ave Maria University Gets Temporary Exemption

A federal court in Florida has granted a Catholic academic institution injunctive relief from having to pay fines for refusing to comply with the federal government's birth control mandate.

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