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.
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A Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco is the latest college to revoke an honorary degree awarded to disgraced comedian Bill Cosby.
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
Colleges are saddling low-income students with massive debt, and those that aren't offer support to a select few
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
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.
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 »
At the school the Pope is visiting, the poorest pay over $31,000 a year, even after scholarships.
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.
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...
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
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
Rabbi White was the first full-time Jewish chaplain at a Catholic university.
“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 >>
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
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.
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 […]
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
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 [...]