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 [...]
The Rev. Warren Hall, fired in the spring by Seton Hall University, urges Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics when he visits the U.S. read more
(RNS) In May, the Rev. Warren Hall was abruptly dismissed from his position as the popular campus chaplain at Seton Hall University in New Jersey because the Catholic archbishop of Newark said his advocacy against anti-gay bullying, and his identity as a gay man, undermined church teaching. Show More Summary
Fr. Charles Curran and the controversy that rose up around him was a critical turning point in the history of Catholic higher education in America, and in many cases it served as an unfortunate model for other Catholic colleges to follow.
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Ellwood J. Annaheim, lecturer, performerEllwood J. Annaheim, 61, who co-directed Catholic University’s musical theater division for 15 years and retired from the university in 2011, died June 21 at a hospital in Washington. Show More Summary
DePaul has repeatedly conflicted with its Catholic identity through support of groups and events inconsistent with Church teaching.
Fr. Paul Fitzgerald, S.J., president of USF, says the initial social media posting was inappropriate and posted in error.
SYRIAC WATCH: Catholic University exhibit highlights Syriac Christian traditions (ABBEY JAROMA, Catholic News Service).WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sitting in the May Gallery in the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library at The Catholic University...Show More Summary
'A consistently faithful Catholic university can and should enforce moral standards,' says the Cardinal Newman Society.
By Barbara J. Fraser QUITO, Ecuador — Fernando Serrano was one of 150 teachers placing numbered stickers on 5,000 chairs arrayed on the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador’s soccer field July 5. “It’s a blessing from God that the pope is coming to speak here,” said Serrano, 50, who teaches foreign languages in elementary school. […]
WASHINGTON -- Students at Catholic universities across the United States are hoping the pope's encyclical on the environment, which lays out a moral argument for addressing climate change, will help them persuade their schools to drop...Show More Summary
While the U.S. bishops responded to last week’s marriage ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court by upholding the teachings of the Catholic Church, USF chose to publicly celebrate the decision in direct conflict with its Catholic identity and mission.
Greg Craven, vice-chancellor of the Australian Catholic University, on fighting the Islamic State: So we seem to have at least two problems,…
To accompany the Roman Catholic Pope’s blockbuster climate encyclical (Laudato Si) this week, a team from Yale and George Mason Universities published a substantial note about the views of American Catholics on climate change. One in...Show More Summary
Pope Francis’ new encyclical calls for a renewal of virtue in our economic practices. Catholic University’s new School of Business anticipated him by two years. In 2013, Catholic University already had a 118 –year-old Business and Economics Department. When its faculty surveyed the national and international business environment, however, they saw a worrying decline […]
Louise Kirk will speak June 18 at the University of Notre Dame’s London campus.