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Global connections in SF’s Crissy Field

Half a world away, three students at Catholic University in Nairobi, Kenya, looked back. The screen, which sits inside a gold-painted shipping container, connects people around the world through video chats. The body-size screen in Crissy...Show More Summary

Police hope video IDs whoever broke hands off Jesus statue

4 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Authorities are hoping surveillance video identifies whoever broke the hands off a granite statue of Jesus on the campus of a Catholic university in Pittsburgh.

Atheists are less open-minded than religious people, study claims

Researchers at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium suggest religious believers 'seem to better perceive and integrate diverging perspectives'

Medieval Scholars Believed In Parallel Universes

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

But weirdly, they only got there after the Catholic Church banned many Aristotelian ideas as heretical. "Among the ideas that Tempier condemned was a principle of Aristotelian thought that held that the 'first cause' (or, as medieval scholars would have said, God) could not have made more than one world."

Union busting for God: Catholic colleges invoke ‘religious freedom’ exception to block employee union organizing

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The 2013 death of 83-year-old Duquesne University adjunct Margaret Mary Vojtko helped open up a national debate about the precarious lives of the estimated seven hundred thousand college faculty in America who teach without benefits or security of employment, often at the same pitiful wages that...

Catholic Fordham University Hosts Workshops With Euthanasia Group Promoting Assisted Suicide

Catholic pro-life advocate Patty Knap works hard to raise awareness about the growing push to legalize assisted suicide in the United States. The Catholic Church strongly opposes assisted suicide and euthanasia, as well as abortion, because they destroy precious, valuable human lives. And Knap and many other Catholics are uniting with disability rights groups, medical […]

Indiana Scores Verbal Commitment from Tampa IMer Christin Rockway

By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Christin Rockway of Tampa Catholic High School and Tampa Bay Aquatics has verbally committed to Indiana University for 2018-19. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Indiana Scores Verbal Commitment from Tampa IMer Christin Rockway

University changes team name from Crusaders to Golden Wolves

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Roman Catholic university in Pennsylvania has dropped the Crusaders for the Golden Wolves.

Catholic group organizes blood drive for Scalise

A fraternity brother of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise from Louisiana State University has organized a blood drive for the House majority whip. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery to … Click to Continue »

Pro-life professor on suspension from Catholic university: ‘Our Lord is eternally victorious’

He revealed what inspired him to speak out against abortion, and why he's not afraid for his future.

Pro-Abortion Students at “Catholic” Notre Dame Walk Out of Pro-Life VP Mike Pence’s Commence Speech

When pro-life Vice President Mike Pence spoke to graduates at the University of Notre Dame on Sunday, a group of them walked out in protest. About 100 students and parents walked out of the commencement ceremony as part of a planned protest, NPR reports. A few people also booed as the vice president began his […]

Notre Dame Students Walk Out On Mike Pence During Speech At Graduation Ceremony

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to get up and give a speech at the graduation ceremony of the University of Notre Dame on Sunday afternoon, when things didn't quite go as planned. Notre Dame — a very conservative, Catholic school — has nevertheless seen its fair share of anti-Trump and anti-Pence rhetoric in light [...]

Change in philosophy poses threat to devoted profs at Catholic university

Faculty are concerned that St. Thomas University will eliminate the English and philosophy departments and lose its Catholic identity.

Notre Dame Protest of Pence Twists Catholic Social Teaching

This Sunday, vice president Mike Pence will return to his home state of Indiana to deliver the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame. For the third time in several years, the school’s graduation ceremony will be plagued...Show More Summary

Catholic university was right to fire prof for exposing pro-gay scandal, judge rules

Dr. John McAdams lost his job at Marquette after calling out a grad instructor for her intolerance in class.

In Restless Venezuela, The Military Will Determine How Long Maduro's Regime Can Last

Benigno Alarcón, Andres Bello Catholic University (UCAB) “The mother of all protests” – that’s what Venezuela’s opposition movement called an enormous march last week, in which over a million citizens took to the streets to “defend the...Show More Summary

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."

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