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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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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.

Crossings and Dwellings: Mundelein College and the Legacy of Catholic Women's Higher Education in Chicago

Mundelein, the "Skyscraper College" (undated).Women and Leadership Archives,Loyola University Chicago. Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to head back to Chicago for a long weekend of Catholic history. The conference I attended,...Show More Summary

Jesuit College Recognizes Pagan Group

A Catholic university located in Chicago has given its blessing to a student organization for “pagans," according to The Campus Fix. Loyola University of Chicago, a Jesuit school, pushed back a little bit and asked the group to change...Show More Summary

New $25,000 prize for Catholic literary arts

last monthArts : Arts Post

When God said, “Be fruitful and multiply,” He could have been talking about literary prizes. Lo and behold, into this crowded universe, just days before the Man Booker and the National Book Awards and the first Kirkus Prizes are announced, comes word of the creation of another new award: the George W. Hunt Prize. This $25,000 contest, sponsored by America […]

Lecture on Church Architecture since Vatican II

The School of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America, Washington DC, has announced that this year's Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Duncan Stroik on the subject of 'Church Architecture since Vatican II'. Show More Summary

Notre Dame: We'll Comply with New Indiana Marriage Equality Laws Even Though We're Catholic

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The University of Notre Dame has told its employees via email that it will extend benefits to same-sex spouses in light of the legalization of gay marriage in Indiana, the AP reports: The email says: "Notre Dame is a Catholic...

Why Are the German Bishops Pushing for Universal Communion? Follow the Money

A new theory has emerged to explain why the German bishops have been pushing so hard for Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics. They are afraid of losing tax revenue. The head of the German Bishops’ Conference came out publicly...Show More Summary

Essay: Thoughts on De Paul University's Arts Law Colloquium "Protecting Cultural Heritage from Disaster"

2 months agoArts : ARCAblog

Chicago's former St. Boniface Catholic Church closed in 1990. Recently slated to become seniorhousing, the building's latest development has been stalled yet again. by Hal Johnson, 2014 ARCA Student and DNA Consultant Last month, the architectural marvels of Chicago’s Loop served as the setting for a colloquium on protecting urban cultural heritage. Show More Summary

Fr John Saward to Speak in NYC this Saturday

A reminder that this year’s Art of the Beautiful series opens this Saturday, October 11th at the Catholic Center at NYU. Rev. John Saward (Oxford University) will discuss The Poverty of the Church and the Beauty of the Liturgy. Fr John...Show More Summary

Catholic University Cancels Screening Of “Milk” For Fear Of Appearing To Support LGBT Awareness Month

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A Catholic university in Washington with close ties to the Vatican, aptly named Catholic University, has pressured students to postpone a screening of the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk over concerns that the event promoted gay lifestyles. The event flyer, seen right, advertises the screening as “kicking off LGBT awareness month with the CUA College Democrats,” with […]

Catholic U.’s Harvey Milk Ban

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Catholic University banned a screening of ‘Milk’ for “LGBT Awareness Month”—and that makes it right in line with the Church’s still-restrictive doctrine.

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