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The Collapse of the Catholic Universities

Yet another example, one so egregious that I pinch myself to see if I am awake: Stéphane Mercier, a lecturer in philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven (UCL) in Belgium initially was suspended from teaching, pending the outcome of...

Five Questions with Eladio Bobadilla on Immigration and Catholic History

Catherine R. Osborne (for the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, University of Notre Dame) Eladio Bobadilla Eladio Bobadilla is a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. History at Duke University. His dissertation is entitled "'One...Show More Summary

'Yay, sister!' Nuns start their own band

A group of nuns at Catholic University in Northeast Washington have started a band called “Force of Habit."

Georgetown University Formally Apologizes For Role In Slavery

In 1838, 272 slaves were forced to board ships in America’s capital and sold like cargo to plantations in Louisiana. The sellers were Jesuits, part of the Catholic religious order that helped establish Georgetown University. The enslaved...Show More Summary

Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people

Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. school have apologized for selling slaves in 1838 in order to raise money to pay off the … Click to Continue »

Oh, Okay: College Students Claim On-Campus Chick-fil-A Would Make Things Unsafe

Students at Duquesne University, a Catholic school in Pittsburgh, are raising concerns that an on-campus location of the fast food chain...

Protecting children: Being aware of how sex offenders “groom” their victims

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Tenth in a series) ROME — This week at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, my class learned about the ethical issues related to the sexual abuse of minors. One question we discussed was, … Continue reading ?

Daniel O. Dahlstrom » Philosophy | Blog Archive | Boston

Interests: metaphysics, phenomenology, aesthetics, ethics. Before coming to Boston University, Dr. Dahlstrom taught at Santa Clara University and Catholic University

Catholic university supports abortion, suspends professor for pointing out it’s murder

A petition drive is underway to defend the lecturer in philosophy at Catholic University of Louvain.

This Catholic University Has Suspended a Pro-Life Lecturer for Opposing Abortion

A Catholic university lecturer in Belgium was suspended earlier this month after he angered pro-abortion feminists by distributing a pro-life paper to his students. Stéphane Mercier lectures on philosophy at the Catholic University of Louvaine in Belgium. Several weeks ago, Mercier handed out a paper to his students in which he discussed his arguments against […]

Catholic University, Peggy Noonan & ‘Fireworks in Heaven’

“We live in a time of greatness,” Peggy Noonan wrote in her book, John Paul II the Great. I’m convinced she’s right. And that she makes a great contribution to that reality herself. Which is why I’m thrilled by the news this morningShow More Summary

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Marquette, a Catholic university, hosts radical communist Angela Da…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Marquette, a Catholic university, hosts radical communist Angela Davis as ‘distinguished lecturer.’ To be fair, it’s a Jesuit school, and the Jesuits went commie decades ago.

SHSU study examines death penalty support in Mexico

(Sam Houston State University) In sharp contrast to previous studies of public support for the death penalty conducted in the US, Catholics in Mexico were found to be more likely to support capital punishment, while older Mexicans and...Show More Summary

No Charges For Police In Fatal Shooting Of Man Near Catholic University

Police say they shot Evans in self-defense after he pointed a BB gun and started walking toward them on the evening of June 27. [ more › ]

Catholic College Representative: “We Defend the Fundamental Right to Abortion”

A lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium is under fire for calling abortion “murder” in a document to about 100 students. The 15-page document, which contained philosophical arguments concerning the taking of unborn human life, has created a firestorm on campus which include the college itself calling the document “contrary to its […]

Professor could be in trouble for calling abortion murder at a Catholic university in Belgium that supports woman’s right to choose

The school launched an inquiry into Stéphane Mercier's 'Philosophy for life' document that 'is at odds with the values upheld by the university.'

A Catholic College Disses Crusaders

Alvernia University, an ostensibly Catholic university in Reading, Pennsylvania, announced it had scuttled its teams’ "Crusader" mascot and removed the name and image of "Crusaders" from its various team and university logos.

How Villanova gets its money's worth from basketball

The private Catholic university's team helps subsidize the school's other sports programs and generates tons of publicity

Natural Law at Cambridge: Kantian Normativity, Catholic Antiliberalism, and Natural Human Law

On March 4th, I participated in a conference at the University of Cambridge. I was in Cambridge for four days, where I had a room in Pembroke College, which was founded in 1347, making it the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges. For me, this is a reminder that some of the oldest human institutions are universities. Show More Summary

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