Sean O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, has decided to skip this Monday's commencement ceremony at Boston College (a Catholic university) because the chosen speaker, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenney, supports abortion-rights legislation in Ireland. [Click headline for more...]
Today's guest post comes from Monica L. Mercado, who is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Chicago. Her dissertation, "Women and the Word: Gender, Print, and Catholic Identity in Nineteenth-Century America,"...Show More Summary
by Rev. Michael P. Orsi May 14, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In recent years two major Catholic universities, Notre Dame and Georgetown have honored pro-choice politicians at their Commencement Exercises, President Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, respectively. Although the bishops…
Katherine O’Connor is an art student at Carnegie Mellon University who allegedly decided to dress as the pope and march in a campus parade — or, at least, dress as the pope from the waist up. Police charged her with public nudity because she allegedly wore nothing at all below the belt. As Eugene Volokh [...]
This little guy has reason to keep his head down: Amsterdam-based photographer Peter Lipton’s recent project is based around a research and conservation program at the Catholic University of Quito that was created in 2005 to address the growing number of endangered amphibians due to the country’s increases in logging, oil exploration, agriculture and climate […]
A Carnegie Mellon University student was charged Friday with indecent exposure by campus police after a Catholic bishop complained about her parading nude from the waist down while dressed as the pope.A male student who was nude also...Show More Summary
More than 20 Catholic colleges were recognized for their green efforts in this year’s ”The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges 2013 Edition.” The 215-page guide profiles colleges and universities in the U.S. — and two in Canada — that are offering courses in sustainability and practicing what they preach by their on-campus efforts. Show More Summary
On a rainy day in March, Allison and Ryan tied the knot in Roswell, Georgia, surrounded by 250 family and friends. After dating for four years at the University of South Carolina, these Gamecock fans were engaged on Easter 2010, after Ryan proposed by hiding Allison’s ring in an Easter egg! They spent the next Read More... Show More Summary
What does it mean when Catholics take offense? That, for me at any rate, is the most interesting question raised by how some Catholics have reacted to an incident at Carnegie-Mellon University on April 19. During the school’s 4th annual … Continue reading ?
Chances are, you have probably never heard of Anthony Muñoz. Even though he's an NFL Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman, he doesn't live an extravagant Hollywood life. But he's somewhat of a celebrity in the...Show More Summary
Candida Moss, a professor of Early Christianity at the University of Notre Dame and a practicing Catholic, wants to shatter what she calls the “myth” of martyrdom in the Christian faith. Sunday school tales of early Christians being rounded up at their secret catacomb meetings and thrown to the lions by evil Romans are mere [...]
A female Carnegie Mellon University student who dressed up like the Pope for an annual art school parade could be in trouble if the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh gets its way. Read more...
I’ve been thinking a lot about religion. For many years I tried to avoid the topic. I grew up Catholic, have 13 years of parochial education, and a degree from a Jesuit university. I felt done. But this is a year of my past coming back, through old friends, hometowns, religion, and the reevaluation of everything. A good friend is...
EUObserver reports: German philosopher Jurgen Habermas has called for EU countries to increase co-operation and the pooling of sovereignty in a speech at the Catholic university in Leuven. The 83 year old sociology professor urged member...Show More Summary
It happened at a Catholic high school in Cincinnati. A University of Cincinnati Medical Center spokeswoman reported the student’s condition Monday afternoon, about six hours after the shooting at La Salle High School west of Cincinnati. She says his parents have provided a statement thanking people for their thoughts and prayers while asking for privacy. [...]
Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix: SAN DIEGO – The University of San Diego – a large, private Catholic college – hosted a drag show in its campus theater Thursday night, prompting a protest by students and local residents who called...Show More Summary
Last night, the student run PRIDE group at University of San Diego held an apparently very threatening drag show called 'Supreme Drag Superstar' on campus for the second year in a row. Catholic students at the school tried to pray.....
The red-caped Catholic loons of Tradition, Family, & Property are rilly rilly upset about a drag show scheduled at the University of San Diego. Via press release: The Drag Show will be emceed by Manila Luzon, a professional Drag Queen,...Show More Summary
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A homosexual couple's attempt to get a Catholic priest fired from his job at George Washington University backfired spectacularly as the local archbishop, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, came to the priest's defense on Sunday. Damian Legacy and…
In the Image and Likeness of God the Artist Dino Marcantonio, architect and co-founder of the Catholic Artists Society speaks to Franciscan University students in his talk entitled “In the Image and Likeness of God the Artist,” as part of the Fine Arts Society’s John Paul the Great Fine Arts Lecture Series.