Principals of Top Catholic High Schools Fear ‘Common Core’ Would Harm Their Schools
The Cardinal Newman Society works to promote and defend faithful Catholic education.
Principals of America’s leading Catholic high schools are concerned about the impact that adopting the national “Common Core” standards could have on their schools’ Catholic identity, according to a survey of Catholic High School Honor Roll winners conducted by The Cardinal Newman Society. Only 8 percent are comfortable with Catholic schools accepting the Common Core as it is.
Help the Effort to Restore Catholic Identity at Georgetown University
Show the Vatican that YOU support Blatty’s and his fellow alumni’s effort to restore Catholic identity at Georgetown by clicking the button included in the article.
Loyola Marymount Univ. President, Abortion Activists Lash Out at Newman Society
LMU president and a pro-abortion website lashed out yesterday in response to The Cardinal Newman Society’s reports about LMU professors demanding insurance coverage for abortion.
Newman Society, Catholic Employers Represented in Lawsuit to Halt HHS Mandate
A class action suit was filed Tuesday against the Obama administration’s HHS insurance mandate on behalf of Catholic employers, including The Cardinal Newman Society.
Duquesne Univ., Newman Society Harassed for Defending First Amendment Rights
A column that tries to link Duquesne’s refusal to accept federal authority over personnel negotiations with the tragic death of a former adjunct professor is getting attention from labor union proponents.
Duquesne Flap Ignores Geraldo Rivera’s Support for Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage
In a radio interview today, Cardinal Newman Society President Patrick Reilly praised Duquesne University for withdrawing its invitation to FOX News journalist Geraldo Rivera to take part in a conference.
Jesuit Colleges Among Most Expensive in U.S.
Fordham University leads the 19 Catholic colleges that charged more than $50,000 for full-time undergraduate tuition, fees and room charges in 2012-13, according to the Chronicle.
Invitation: Catholic Athletes for Christ Conference in Northern Virginia
All are invited to the Catholic Athletes for Christ “Sports Conference” featuring Dr. Bill Thierfelder, president of Belmont Abbey College and a former champion athlete and coach.
‘Hook Up Culture’ Greatest Threat to Education, Kreeft Tells Christian Classical Educators
Boston College philosophy professor Peter Kreeft was honored at a conference of educators with the annual Russell Kirk Paideia Prize, recognizing him as a “great man of faith and letters.”
'Fighting Irish' Won't Give Up on Notre Dame
Bill Dempsey is a Notre Dame alumnus (’52) and chairs the Sycamore Trust, an association of Notre Dame alumni who are dedicated to renewing the University’s Catholic identity.
Battling for the Heart and Soul of Notre Dame: An Interview with Father Bill Miscamble, CSC
"I hope... readers will understand that there is a real struggle going on for the future of Notre Dame, a struggle for what kind of place this will be. Notre Dame needs to be held accountable."
Catholic College Student Life Leaders Inspired by Year of Faith
More than 40 senior student life representatives from faithful Catholic colleges and universities across the U.S. are meeting for the first annual Student Life Leadership Conference.
Married Practicing Catholics Feel Most Loved in Sex, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report has an article up featuring the findings of a survey reporting that "Devout, married Catholics have the best sex of any demographic group."
Gonzaga Removes Job Listings for Groups Promoting Abortion, Suicide, Same-Sex Marriage
Gonzaga University appears to have removed job listings on its career center blog for Planned Parenthood and groups advocating assisted suicide and same-sex marriage, as revealed Monday by The Cardinal Newman Society.
Catholic Colleges Join Bishops, Southern Baptist Convention in Support of Religious Freedom
“The Cardinal Newman Society stands shoulder-to-shoulder with our bishops and leaders of non-Catholic Christian denominations in once again opposing this direct attack on our first freedom.”
Georgetown Canon Law Petitioners Seek Intercession of Blessed Pope John Paul II
Exorcist author William Peter Blatty reveals that his canon law petition regarding Georgetown University is dedicated to the intercession of Blessed Pope John Paul II.
Newman Society, Sen. Murray on HHS Mandate
An article in today's New York Times sets The Cardinal Newman Society against the views of U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, a proponent of abortion rights, embryonic stem cell research and contraception.
Court Blocks Obama Admin from Enforcing HHS Mandate Against Business
A federal court issued a temporary restraining order preventing the Obama administration from enforcing the HHS mandate against Hobby Lobby Stores.
Newman Society Statement on Final HHS Mandate Rule
The Cardinal Newman Society, its members and faithful Catholic educators must continue to fight this unconscionable mandate by every possible means.
Have Catholics 'Contracepted' Away Their Schools?
Father Timothy Sauppé of the Diocese of Peoria has a unique response to the problem of Catholic school closings: preach against contraception and abortion.
Catholic College Profs Spur Same-Sex Marriage Efforts Following Court Rulings
Professors at Catholic universities were quick to comment on Wednesday's Supreme Court rulings -- some of them spurring on the activists for same-sex marriage.
Homosexuality Embraced at Catholic Colleges, Report Finds
Homosexual students and culture are gaining acceptance at many Catholic colleges and universities across the United States, according to a report at Religion & Politics.
Notre Dame's Snead to Keynote Pro-Life Convention
Carter Snead, Notre Dame law professor and director of the University's Center for Ethics and Culture, will keynote the annual National Right to Life Convention.
'Jesus Burpeth' Is Required Catholic School Reading?
Catholic schools assigning reading books that are sacrilegious, sexually explicit, vulgar or otherwise inappropriate.
U Mary President Welcomes New Fargo Bishop
Monsignor James Shea was on air at CatholicTV.com for the installation of Fargo Bishop John Folda.
Humanities Essential to 'Distinctly American' Education, Says Commission
A new report strongly endorses study of the humanities and social sciences.
High School Teacher Program Promotes Unity of Faith, Science
Catholic high school teachers in science and theology gathered in La. to develop appreciation of their respective disciplines.
Notre Dame to Sell Perfume and Cologne
The University of Notre Dame plans to sell official Notre Dame perfume and cologne.
Sotomayor Laments Closing of Catholic School
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reportedly expressed concern for the loss of inner-city Catholic schools and their secular benefits.
President Obama Criticizes Catholic Education
During a speech yesterday in Belfast, Northern Ireland, President Barack Obama reportedly criticized Catholic education, suggesting that it is harmful to national unity.
Freedom of Speech on Campus Threatened by Departments of Education and Justice Policy
Alliance Defending Freedom is warning that there are constitutional problems with a U.S. Departments of Justice and Education policy which opens the door for the suppression of freedom of speech.
Franciscan University Hosts Catholic Charismatic Conference
Franciscan University of Steubenville recently hosted (June 7-9) its Catholic Charismatic Conference. Dr. Ralph Martin, director of Graduate Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary was among the speakers.
Catholic College Graduation Rates are Better Than Peers
Students who enroll at a Catholic college or university are more likely to receive a degree within four years than their peers at other institutions, a report has found.
Why Science Needs Catholicism
University of Namur physics professor Dominique Lambert speaks about the necessity of both faith and reason in science.
Irish Prime Minister Tells Church to Stay out of Politics
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who drew protests for his commencement address at Boston College, has said that personal faith should play no part in legislation.
Two Christendom Alumni Join Dominican Friars
Two Christendom College alumni are among 18 men accepted into the 2013 novitiate class of the Dominican Province of St. Joseph.
Jesuit College Profs, Political Activists Defend Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Theologians and others associated with Jesuit universities have joined with the partisan group Faith in Public Life to defend Catholic grants to grassroots organizing groups, despite concerns that some recipients have undermined Catholic teaching.
NLRB Again Violates Freedom of Religious University
Continuing the National Labor Relations Board's unconstitutional intrusion into religious education, a regional NLRB officer has ruled that faculty members at a Lutheran university can vote to unionize.
Faculty Calls for St. Francis Xavier University (Nova Scotia) President's Resignation
Faced with staff layoffs, faculty at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia are calling for the resignation of President Sean Riley.
Diocese of Columbus Bishop Decides to Disinvite Catholic High School Graduation Speaker
An Ohio Catholic high school recently disinvited a local politician as commencement speaker because of his same-sex marriage advocacy work.
Past President Fr. Terence Henry Named Franciscan University Chancellor
After 13 years as president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., has been appointed chancellor of the university.
Benedictine College Expands College Ministry Program
Benedictine College has announced the expansion of its College Ministry Program, adding David Trotter as the new Director for Mission & Ministry. Fr. Brendan Rolling, O.S.B., will become the head Chaplain.
Georgetown University Responds to Canon Law Petition
Georgetown University's director of communications responded to the canon law petition submitted last week calling for the University to comply with canon law or be stripped of its right to be called a 'Catholic' institution.
Ave Maria University Sells its Nicaraguan Campus
Ave Maria University sells its Nicaraguan campus to fellow Florida institution, Keiser University.
Jury Awards Teacher Fired from Catholic School
A federal jury awarded fired school teacher Christa Dias, saying that the Archdiocese of Cincinnati violated anti-discrimination laws when it fired her for violating her employment contract.
Special Offer: Free Hit Album, ‘Angels and Saints at Ephesus’
The Cardinal Newman Society is partnering with DeMontfort Music to offer five free copies of the hit album Angels and Saints at Ephesus as part of a student contest.
CNN Anchor Compares Catholic School Policy with Sharia Law Execution
CNN Anchor Ashleigh Banfield took issue with a Catholic school's decision to fire an educator who violated her contract. Banfield compared the firing to a Sharia law execution.
Canon Law Case Against Georgetown Submitted to Cardinal Wuerl
A canon law petition asking Cardinal Donald Wuerl to rescue Georgetown University's Catholic identity or declare that it can no longer refer to itself as Catholic was delivered to the Archdiocese of Washington today.
Ohio State University President Apologizes for Attacking Catholics and Notre Dame
Ohio State University President Gorden Gee has apologized for offensive remarks he made about the University of Notre Dame and Catholics during a meeting in December.
Gonzaga University Employee Faces Sexual Assault Charges
A Gonzaga University employee is facing seven felony charges including rape and molestation for incidents that allegedly took place on campus between 1998 and 1999.
Barry University Seeks Partnerships with Vendors to Make Graduates Employable
Miami-based Catholic Barry University is exploring relationships with its vendors to ensure that graduates are employable.
Fr. Robert Barron Tells Providence College Graduates to Make Their Life a Gift
At Providence College's Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 19, Fr. Robert Barron told graduates to make a gift of their lives.
Cardinal Dolan Shares Secret of Notre Dame at Commencement
During his commencement address on Sunday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan revealed the University of Notre Dame's secret.
Stonehill College Names Fr. John Denning as President
Stonehill College has named Fr. John Denning as its tenth President.
Catholic Sociologist Describes Boston College Commencement Scandal as the Latest in a Line of Offenses
Franciscan University of Steubenville sociologist Anne Hendershott describes the Boston College commencement scandal as the latest in a long line of offenses by the college.
Notre Dame Professor Defends Life Against Cloning Research
University of Notre Dame law professor O. Carter Snead criticized the advancements made in therapeutic cloning that were announced by scientists on Wednesday.
Jesuits Back Comprehensive Immigration Reform
The Jesuits, and 200 of their institutions, including several schools, colleges and universities back comprehensive immigration reform, including citizenship for all undocumented immigrants.
Former Ave Maria University President Helping to Start New Catholic College in Ireland
Former Ave Maria University President Nick Healy is assisting a group dedicated to creating a new Catholic college in Ireland.
CUA Law Professor Shows that Legal Abortion Has Led to the Increase of Infanticide
CUA law professor Mark Rienzi demonstrates that a culture that celebrates abortion as a constitutional right has led to an increase in the murder rates among babies less than a year old.
Planned Parenthood Supplying Condoms to Group at Boston College
Planned Parenthood has been supplying contraceptives to a student-run group at Boston College that has been asked to discontinue distributing them on campus.
Archdiocese of New Orleans Announces 'Grade Level Structure' Implementation in Schools
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has announced that as part of its strategic plan for Catholic schools, it will soon require all schools to have set grade levels.
The Rise and Fall of Utah's Only Catholic College
Intermountain Catholic has the history on the rise and fall of Utah's only Catholic college - All Hallows College. Opened in 1886, the prep school and college operated until 1918.
University of Dayton Exhibit Profiles the Blessed Mother
The Higher Cost of Higher Education
Rising costs, spectacular amenities, discounted tuition, and declining enrollments all add up to an uncertain future for higher education.
John Paul the Great Catholic University is Moving to Escondido
The final hurdle was cleared last week, allowing John Paul the Great Catholic University to move from its present location to downtown Escondido, Calif.
Wyoming Catholic College Freshman Dies in Hiking Accident with Family
Wyoming Catholic College mourns the death of freshman student Christine Allen. Allen fell to her death during an evening hike with her family on May 7.
Newman Society Praises Gonzaga Decision on Knights of Columbus
"The denial of club benefits to the Knights of Columbus had the dangerous potential of setting a bad precedent for other Catholic institutions. Instead, your reversal has set a wonderful example, especially for Jesuit universities."
Gonzaga University Approves Knights of Columbus as Official Club
Reversing an earlier decision by the University, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh will allow the Knights of Columbus to receive official club status.
Dominican University of California Admits Misreporting Admissions Data
CUA President Argues Against Commencement Scandals
In a new article in Touchstone Magazine, Catholic University of America President John Garvey works out the arguments against Catholic commencement speakers and honorees who oppose Catholic teachings on key moral issues like abortion.
Students Say Greek Life is Compatible with the Faith
Gonzaga Offers Health Insurance Benefits to Same-Sex Partners
Gonzaga University offers health insurance benefits for employee's same-sex partners.
Survey Reveals Widespread Pornography Use at Notre Dame
A recent survey at the University of Notre Dame revealed widespread pornography use on campus.
Santa Clara University School of Law Names New Dean
Cardinal Wuerl Supports George Washington University Chaplain
Archdiocese of Washington's Cardinal Donald Wuerl used a recent homily with George Washington University students to support embattled chaplain Father Greg Shaffer and to reiterate the Church's teachings.
Catholic Housing Helps to Keep Students Catholic on Campus
Boston College Launches Initiative to Examine Catholic Mission
Boston College has launched a new initiative to examine the mission of American Catholic higher education through a series of four academic roundtables. The first one took place April 12-14.
College of St. Rose Hosts Drag Show Competition
The College of St. Rose's Identity homosexual student club is hosting a drag show competition in St. Joseph Auditorium on Thursday, April 18.
Prior to College Mass Celebrating Homosexual Dignity Group, Bishop Publicly Contradicts Archbishop
As retired Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton prepares for the May 5 Mass celebrating the homosexual advocacy group Dignity, he has publicly contradicted Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron.
Despite Bishop’s Criticism, Siena Heights University is Going Ahead with "The V-Monologues"
Despite Diocese of Lansing Bishop Earl Boyea's criticisms of the play, Siena Heights University is going ahead with the April 19-20 performance of The Vagina Monologues.
Santa Clara University Law School Commencement Speaker Supports Homosexual Marriage
Santa Clara University's School of Law has announced that Google's chief legal officer, David Drummond, will be its 2013 commencement speaker. Drummond has publicly supported homosexual marriage.
Benedictine Hosts Missionary Symposium
Catholic Colleges Tell Obama Administration: HHS Mandate Continues to Violate Religious Freedom
"Despite assurances from the Administration to the contrary, this mandate would still insist that every employee at Catholic universities and colleges be enrolled in an insurance regiment that includes abortion causing drugs," said Monsignor Stuart Swetland.
Newman Society Urges Immediate Member Action on HHS Mandate
The Cardinal Newman Society is urging its members and others to submit comments and protest this dangerous violation of religious freedom.
St. John's University (MN) Cancels Exploitive Rap Concert
St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict have cancelled the campus' spring concert with rap artist Sammy Adams. Students are planning to protest.
Social Media Gives Rise to Online "Confessions" at Catholic Colleges
The rise of social media has led to a trend among Catholic college students posting their "confessions" online.
Villanova to Give Ethics Award to CEO with Contraceptive Connections
Villanova University plans to give an ethics award to the CEO of a healthcare organization that appears to have links to contraception education and distribution.
Providence College Professor Reflects on Pope's Embrace of His Disabled Son
Providence College Theology professor Paul Gondreau reflects on Pope Francis' embrace of his son Dominic.
H*yas for Choice Sponsors 6th Annual Choice Week at Georgetown
In mid-March, H*yas for Choice sponsored its sixth annual Choice Week at Georgetown University, promoting access to abortion and other reproductive services.
Catholic Educators to Attend Rome Conference on Sacred Liturgy
Catholic educators attending a summer Rome conference on sacred liturgy will help bring liturgical renewal to America’s Catholic college campuses, The Cardinal Newman Society announced today.
U.S. Bishops Encourage Prayer and Fasting Throughout Year for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty
The U.S. Bishops, as part of their "Call to Prayer for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty," are encouraging the faithful to take part in various activities, including pledging to fast on Fridays throughout the year.
Thomas Aquinas College Mourns Passing of Former VP John Blewett
Thomas Aquinas College mourns the passing of former vice president John Blewett, who died on Feb. 8. His funeral is Sat., Feb. 16 in the Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel.
CNS Board Member Kathryn Lopez Moderates Panel on Pope Benedict XVI's Resignation
CNS board member Kathryn Jean Lopez is moderating a panel discussion today at the Catholic Information Center on Pope Benedict XVI's resignation.
Pope Benedict Was Champion of Catholic Education Renewal
The Cardinal Newman Society is saddened that Pope Benedict XVI’s declining health will cause him to resign from the papacy on February 28, 2013. Throughout his pontificate, the Holy Father has led by example, and does so again with this heroic act of humility and love for his Petrine ministry and our Holy Mother Church.
Michael Schwartz, Former Advisor to Cardinal Newman Society, Died Sunday
Michael Schwartz, an advocate for the Catholic Church, friend of The Cardinal Newman Society, and former chief of staff to Senator Tom Coburn, died Sunday after a battle with ALS.
Statement of The Cardinal Newman Society on Proposed HHS Rule
The Obama administration today proposed a rule responding to serious concerns that its policy mandating insurance coverage of sterilization and contraception (including drugs that cause abortion) violates religious freedom.
Bishops Announce Pro-Life ‘Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage’
The pro-life committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting us to prayer beginning Saturday, to end the terrible sin of abortion.
CNS Encourages Participation in Bishops’ Pro-Life Video Contest
The Cardinal Newman Society is encouraging Catholic high schools to promote the U.S. bishops’ youth video contest commemorating Roe v. Wade.
Veteran Journalist Named Editor of Education News Source for Catholic Families
Award-winning Catholic journalist and author Tim Drake has been named Senior Editor and Director of News Operations for The Cardinal Newman Society.
Saint Joseph’s College Statement on New Logo
Responding to a Cardinal Newman Society report on the new, secular logo announced by Saint Joseph’s College in Maine, the College has provided a statement reaffirming its commitment to its Catholic mission and explaining that the new logo does not replace the College Seal.
Study: Most Catholic Colleges No Longer Require Catholic Theology
Catholic colleges that have maintained a strong religious identity also have the strongest core curricula, according to a new study from The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).
Pro-Obama Election Bias Among Catholic College Employees
A new report finds that employees at Catholic colleges who donated to presidential campaigns in 2012 gave overwhelmingly to President Barack Obama, despite his clear differences with Mitt Romney and the Catholic Church on abortion, marriage and religious freedom.
Belmont Abbey College Dramatically Cuts Tuition Rate
Belmont Abbey College announced on Nov. 28 that it is reducing its annual tuition cost to $18,500 beginning in Fall 2013. This represents an almost $10,000 per year reduction in the College’s published tuition price for incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Blessed Newman, Master of Disguise?
The thoughts and writings of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman have great relevance to the Church today, especially regarding the scourge of “liberalism” as he labeled the rationalist/secularist mindset in academia more than a century ago.
New dean named for Catholic U law school
The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law has hired a new dean. The National Law Journal is reporting that Daniel Attridge, managing partner of Kirkland & Ellis’ Washington office, will take over in July 2013 from acting dean, George Garvey.
Franciscan University changes course description
Prompted by alumni who were dissatisfied with a course description in the school’s catalog, Franciscan University of Steubenville faculty voted to change the description of the Social Work 314, Deviant Behavior course.
List made of Catholic colleges with homosexual clubs
A helpful list from TFP Student Action claims that 52 percent of Catholic colleges in the U.S. sponsor some form of “pro-homosexual” student club. The Cardinal Newman Society has documented the damage that activist and social groups can do, such as drag shows being held on Catholic campuses.
NCR Takes Aim at CNS… and Misses
The National Catholic Reporter has been digging around for several months to do a profile on The Cardinal Newman Society, and their reporter told us to expect an “objective-as-possible” article. But since the Reporter shows minimal respect for the Vatican, the bishops and any organization that fully embraces the teachings and practices of the Catholic Church, we were not particularly hopeful. And, it turns out, with good reason.
Fewer postings for theology/religious studies positions
A new study from the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature found that there are fewer jobs being posted for college professors in theology and religious studies than there were prior to the economy tanking in 2008.
Roy Bourgeois laicized, dismissed from order
According to the National Catholic Reporter and Catholic News Service, former Maryknoll priest Roy Bourgeois has been expelled from the Maryknoll order by a decree from the Vatican. Bourgeois had been active in the movement to get the Church to change her age-old doctrine on a male-only priesthood.
Boston College Students Criticize President’s Opposition to Assisted Suicide
This week Boston College law professor Scott FitzGibbon publicly defended BC President Fr. William Leahy, S.J., from student criticism about Leahy’s opposition to a Massachusetts ballot measure that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide.
Catholic College Presidents Praised for Opposing Assisted Suicide
In letters today to the presidents of six Catholic colleges in Massachusetts, Cardinal Newman Society President Patrick Reilly praised their “firm defense of Catholic teaching and human dignity” in opposition to a statewide ballot initiative to legalize physician-assisted suicide.
WSJ interview thumps Fordham
In The Weekend Interview, Wall Street Journal assistant books editor Sohrab Ahmari interviewed Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), who skewered Fordham University’s Jesuit president for advocating the censorship of conservative commentator Ann Coulter.
Islamic liberal arts
In the United States, and especially at Catholic colleges, study in the liberal arts is usually associated with Western thought. So it is interesting that some scholars in the Arab world are encouraging an Islamic form of liberal arts study.
Schneck: Romney-Ryan administration would have increased abortions
The National Catholic Register has taken a hard look at partisan efforts by Catholics — including professors at Catholic colleges — to downplay Catholic teachings and excuse candidates’ support for abortion rights and same-sex “marriage.”
Papal Nuncio warns of ‘Catholic’ instructors who imperil religious liberty
The future of religious liberty in the U.S. isn’t only a matter of concern for our country’s bishops, but also for Pope Benedict XVI. His emissary to the U.S., Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, gave an address on November 4th at the University of Notre Dame in which he raised some serious concerns about religious liberty both abroad and in our country.
USCCB discussion on bishops and theologians gets delayed
Due to the ever-changing nature of communications methods, the discussion the U.S. bishops were going to have on the relationship between bishops and theologians is being put on the back burner for now.
A Catholic college — or not. It depends on the rating
At a conference on Nov. 8-9 to help mark its 150th year, Boston College discussed how much its Catholic identity should influence its decisions. Called “Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education” and sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, speakers ruminated on the nature of a liberal arts college, but struggled with how a school’s Catholic ownership should influence its life.
USD president defends her actions
In a new statement, University of San Diego’s president Mary Lyons said that Tina Beattie’s signature as a theologian on an ad calling for the allowance of civil same-sex “marriage” in The Times of London, and the subsequent cancellation of one her talks by her own bishop, were sufficient evidence of dissent from Catholic teaching to decline her invitation to the fellowship.
Gay-Straight Clubs Fail to Uphold Catholic Teaching
The Catholic newspaper at the University of Notre Dame, in light of a pending request by students to establish a “gay-straight alliance,” recently took a look at homosexual activism at Boston College and Georgetown University. The Irish Rover found that clubs on both campuses and Georgetown’s LGBTQ Resource Center have violated Catholic teaching despite obligations to uphold it.
Howls of Protest at University of San Diego
Faculty, students and even the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) have mobilized to defend a dissident theologian whose fellowship at the University of San Diego was revoked on October 27.
When Women Came to Notre Dame
Celebrating the University of Notre Dame’s 40th anniversary of converting to a coeducational student body, a panel of alumni and faculty met yesterday and was preceded by a videotaped message from former president Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., who approved the change.
A Lutheran-Jesuit Identity Crisis?
Inside Higher Ed is reporting that four Lutheran colleges have hired non-Lutheran presidents, a trend that is raising questions about how to maintain the colleges’ religious heritage.
USCCB to discuss relations between bishops and theologians
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will be meeting in Baltimore next week, and part of the agenda is a proposed document on the relationship between bishops and theologians.
Father James Schall, S.J. to retire from Georgetown
The Cardinal Newman Society has been informed that Father James V. Schall, S.J. will be giving a final lecture, entitled “The Final Gladness,” at Georgetown on December 7, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in Gaston Hall.
“Gender-blind” dorms growing in popularity
The Kansas City Star reported that a problem facing public and secular colleges and universities is when a person is “Born a male — dresses and lives as a female. Or the other way around.”
BC prof makes case for Obama
Prior to yesterday’s election, a Boston College professor made the claim that the Obama administration’s “overall social policies and affordable health care will insure that the U.S. rate of abortions will decline significantly.”
U.S. ambassador to Holy See leaving post to teach at Dayton
Miguel Díaz, the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, is leaving his post after three years. The announcement was not supposed to be known until after yesterday’s election, but he had paid his farewell visit to Pope Benedict XVI and those visits are always announced by the Vatican Information Service.
St. Ben’s allowed to keep $2M gift from convicted criminal
The College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn., has been told by a judge that it can keep $2 million it received from a convicted criminal. According to The St. Cloud Times, Tom Petters was convicted on 20 counts of fraud in a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme. He’s serving a 50-year jail term.
USF honors anti-Prop 8 attorney: David Boies says HHS mandate “a normal law”
From the California Catholic Daily: by Gibbons J. Cooney. On November 9, 2012, the Public Interest Law Foundation of the (Jesuit) University of San Francisco will host their ninth annual gala.
Wyoming Catholic College Students Begin Election Vigil
This came to our attention in the form of a press release: "Tonight, immediately following the evening Mass, the students of Wyoming Catholic College will begin — at their request — an All-Night Vigil of Eucharistic Adoration for our nation and for tomorrow’s election."
USCCB launches new religious liberty site
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a new site on religious liberty called First American Freedom. Check it out, then share it on Facebook, Twitter and your other social media sites.
SJU prof running for House opposes MN marriage amendment: UPDATED
A theology professor at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., is also a candidate for the Minnesota state legislature, and he opposes the state ballot measure defending marriage.
Disinvited Theologian Beattie Defends Her Work
Radical British theologian Tina Beattie has published a defense of her work, after University of San Diego (USD) President Dr. Mary Lyons rescinded a visiting fellowship, citing Beattie’s public dissent from Catholic teachings.
Exorcist’s Blatty Horrified by Georgetown’s Crisis of Faith
It’s no Halloween tale. Sadly, The Exorcist author William Peter Blatty’s account of Georgetown University’s failings—published in today’s Georgetown campus newspaper, The Hoya—is all too true.
Catholic Families Get Help with Exciting New Edition of The Newman Guide
The Cardinal Newman Society today released the 2012-2013 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College with significant new features, as well as a new companion magazine for Catholic high school students and their parents titled My Future, My Faith.
Colleges Rally Around Lawsuit Challenging Obamacare Mandate
The Cardinal Newman Society has signed and helped organize Catholic college signers for a court brief in support of lawsuits filed against the Obama administration by Belmont Abbey College and Wheaton College.
Faithful Catholic Education Key to New Vocations, Study Suggests
A new study suggests that the key to solving the Catholic Church’s vocations crisis may be Catholic schooling. The study also offers some indication why America’s most faithful colleges report high numbers of vocations.
Congressman Andrews Stands by Insult to Christians, Religious Colleges
A spokesman for Congressman Robert Andrews (N.J.-1st) said the Congressman stands by remarks that he made at a Congressional hearing on First Amendment concerns two weeks ago, according to the Daily Caller.
Catholic Identity Is Priority in Religious Freedom Struggle, Says CNS President
The failure of Catholic institutions to demonstrate clear and consistent Catholic identity and fidelity encourages disregard for the Church’s claims of religious freedom and therefore is itself a threat to faithful Catholics, argued Patrick Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society, in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
Congressman Andrews Urged to Apologize for Insult to Christians, Other Religious Americans
Today, September 25, 2012, leaders of more than 20 religious and other organizations, many of them engaged in the defense of religious freedom, sent a letter urging Congressman Robert Andrews (N.J.-1st) to apologize for making insensitive and insulting remarks at a Congressional hearing on First Amendment concerns two weeks ago.
Faculty Union Vote Leaves Duquesne Without Resolution
Not unexpectedly, Duquesne University’s adjunct faculty members have voted 50-9 to unionize, according to the Tribune-Review. That means that the Pittsburgh institution’s appeal to defend its First Amendment right to religious freedom continues.
Notre Dame Invites President Obama Again
Despite Catholic outrage over the University of Notre Dame’s 2009 invitation to President Barack Obama to address its graduates, the University has again invited the President to speak on campus as a candidate for reelection.
‘Pro-Choice’ Catholic Kennedy, Congressman at Anna Maria College
It appears that “pro-choice” Victoria Reggie Kennedy has been invited again to Anna Maria College, which disinvited her last spring. This time she will share a stage with a Catholic congressman who has a 100 percent rating from the pro-abortion group NARAL.
Prominent Catholic Leaders, Scholars to Address Religious Liberty
Prominent Catholic scholars and leaders and from around the country will convene next week to discuss current threats to religious liberty and the Catholic Church’s response.
Catholic University Draws Lessons from Religious Persecution Abroad
Religious liberty experts at a conference at The Catholic University of America reminded us that what Americans are experiencing with threats to the First Amendment is only a taste of the religious persecution that continues abroad.
Steubenville Residents Support University with Cross Campaign
Back in July, we reported that the City of Steubenville, Ohio, had bowed to pressure to remove from the city logo an image of the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s chapel, which features a large cross on its roof. Now local friends of the University are pushing back.
Nation’s Top 50 Catholic High Schools Announced
Today, September 20, 2012, the winners of the 2012-2013 Catholic High School Honor Roll competition were announced by The Cardinal Newman Society. Since 2004, the Honor Roll has recognized excellence in Catholic identity, academics and civic education at Catholic high schools across the United States.
Missouri Law Big Victory for Religious Freedom
Last week’s approval of a religious liberty law in Missouri will have a significant impact on Catholic education in the state, and it is a hopeful sign for religious employers and families who oppose the Obama health plan’s mandatory coverage for abortion-causing drugs, sterilizations and contraception.
Boston College Celebrates 150th in Midst of Identity Crisis
Boston College can be commended for celebrating its 150th anniversary the way a Catholic college should: with a call to service, and with an opening Mass yesterday concelebrated by Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley, OFM Cap., and BC President Father William Leahy, S.J., at Fenway Park.
NLRB Continues to Harass Duquesne University, Avoids Constitutional Question
On Friday the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continued its unconstitutional intervention in Catholic higher education by ordering Duquesne University to count ballots cast by adjunct faculty in a vote whether or not to unionize.
Boston College Jesuit Teaches That God Exists
Shining a light in the darkness at Boston College, Jesuit Father Ronald Tacelli is the subject of a hopeful profile at Catholic Exchange. His undergraduate philosophy course, “Does God Exist?”, introduces skeptical and poorly catechized students to proofs for God’s existence.
Downsizing to Stay Afloat at College of St. Benedict
Does the future outlook for Catholic higher education, at least at those colleges and universities that have compromised their distinctive Catholic identity, include shrinking enrollments?
Fact Check: No Accrediting Backlash Against Franciscan University
An accrediting agency has challenged false media reports that the Franciscan University of Steubenville faces difficulties with the accreditor because of its sociology course on “Deviant Behavior,” according to the National Catholic Register.
Catholic Colleges Make the Grade with U.S. News & World Report
The criteria used in most college rankings, like the ones newly released by U.S. News & World Report, don’t include some of the most important factors for Catholic families choosing a college. These include quality of the core curriculum, study in authentic Catholic theology and philosophy, interdisciplinary study, ethical formation, morality of campus life, and more.
Notre Dame’s New Student Affairs Leader Plans Action on Gay Issues
The University of Notre Dame’s new vice president for student affairs says she will support the University’s Catholic identity but also intends to make the institution more welcoming to homosexual students, according to The Observer.
Congressman Outrageously Compares Religious Liberty Hearing to ‘Nero Fiddling While Rome Burns’
At yesterday’s U.S. House of Representatives hearing on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) harassment of Catholic colleges and universities, Congressman Robert Andrews (N.J.-1st) reportedly put his foot in his mouth when he characterized the hearing as a “classic case of Nero fiddling while Rome burns”
Even AFL-CIO Supports NLRB Reprieve for Catholic Colleges?
The vice dean of Villanova University’s law school testified today before Congress, warning that recent rulings by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against Catholic colleges and universities are “a threat to religious freedom.” But what was surprising was the apparent support for religious institutions from the AFL-CIO.
Congressman Scolds NLRB for Violating Catholic Colleges’ Religious Freedom
During this morning’s U.S. House of Representatives hearing on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) intrusion into higher education, Congressman Phil Roe, M.D., (Tenn.-1) issued a statement excoriating the NLRB for its unconstitutional harassment of Catholic colleges and universities.
Loyola Marymount President Defends Gay ‘Marriage’ Play
The president of Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is reportedly defending last week’s campus play promoting same-sex “marriage” but denies the University’s endorsement, despite sponsorship by two faculty departments and initial support from the division of student affairs.
Georgetown Gay ‘Marriage’ Activist Lost Priestly Faculties
Father Joseph Palacios, the Georgetown University professor and activist for same-sex “marriage” who has long been on The Cardinal Newman Society’s radar, is reportedly an “inactive” priest without faculties, according to a report from The National Catholic Register.
Congress to Discuss NLRB Harassment of Catholic Colleges
An education committee hearing this morning in the U.S. House of Representatives will address the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) long history of harassing Catholic colleges and universities and violating federal court rulings that prohibit NLRB jurisdiction over religious education.
NPR Joins Biased Campaign Against Franciscan University
The Franciscan University of Steubenville was unfairly slapped Monday with a biased National Public Radio (NPR) report citing complaints from two homosexual alumni who graduated more than a decade ago.
St. Joseph’s U. to Buy Cardinal’s Mansion
St. Joseph’s University will purchase the cardinal’s mansion from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for $10 million, according to news reports. Archbishop Charles Chaput is selling the residence to share in the Archdiocese’s cost-cutting measures.
EEOC Harassment of Belmont Abbey College Among Top Religious Liberty Concerns
A report identifying more than 600 recent instances of government hostility to religion cites a federal agency’s 2009 ruling against Belmont Abbey College, a faithful Catholic institution.
Scranton University Asserts Greater Authority Over Faculty
The University of Scranton’s president is at odds with the faculty union over a new policy giving the president more control over the selection of academic department chairmen, and giving the chairmen more authority over other professors, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Loyola Marymount to Promote Gay “Marriage,” Cancels Fundraiser
Responding to concerns raised by The Cardinal Newman Society, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has stopped describing a campus performance on September 7 as a fundraiser for the gay-rights organization that is challenging California’s ban on same-sex “marriage.”
Georgetown’s Fluke May Speak at Democrat Convention
The Associated Press is reporting that pro-contraception and homosexual rights activist Sandra Fluke, a law student at Georgetown University, will speak at the Democrat Party convention in September.
What’s a “Progressive Catholic” Professor?
By contrast to the old Catholic liberals—who were not only faithful to the Church, but were staunch defenders of the bishops—today’s Catholic left seems more about partisanship and theological dissent on marriage, life, and sexuality.
A Book on Religious Freedom That Every Catholic Should Read
Kevin “Seamus” Hasson should be on every Catholic’s list of modern-day heroes—and also on every Catholic’s reading list. In Hasson’s classic book (now released in paperback) The Right to Be Wrong: Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America, he considers the “feud over religious diversity” in the context of the culture wars.
DePaul Touts Its Religious Diversity
Recently we posted about a report from DePaul University, revealing that only a third of students identify as Catholic and describing religious services for Jewish and Muslim students. Now DePaul seems to be celebrating the fact, with a brochure-quality puff piece in the online publication Inside Higher Ed: "Not far from the entrance to the student center at DePaul University is a Roman Catholic chapel. The chapel, named after Saint Louise de Marillac...
Heading to College? Some Outstanding Advice
Catholic college students heading off to college, this is important! College can be the best years of your life… as long as you go prepared. Whether attending a Catholic college, another private college or a state university, students today should be well aware that amid all the joy of learning and community, college life includes more than a few temptations and dangers to the soul. Thankfully, there’s good advice to help you on your way.
Bishops’ Internal Policy on Theologians Makes Some Nervous
Mention the fact that Catholic bishops exert any oversight over the work of Catholic theologians, and it’s usually enough to get the rebellious folks at the National Catholic Reporter in a tizzy. Now they have discovered—reportedly with confirmation from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)—that the USCCB Committee on Doctrine has formulated new internal procedures for addressing theological dissent.
Theologians’ Mandatum “Not Meant to Be a Meaningless Norm”
The National Catholic Register is reporting on The Cardinal Newman Society’s special report on implementation of the mandatum, following Pope Benedict XVI’s statements urging “compliance” with the canonical mandate for college professors who teach Catholic theology.
Religious Persecution Begins, Targets College Students
Cardinal Burke Says Theologians’ Mandatum Should Be Required by Colleges, Disclosed to Students
Catholic families have a right to know which theology professors have the mandatum, and Catholic colleges and universities should require it as a condition for employment, affirmed the Vatican’s chief judge Cardinal Raymond Burke in a new report.
Third Catholic University Fights NLRB’s Violations of Religious Liberty
Sister Keehan, CHA Push Dangerous Compromise on HHS Mandate (Again)
Faithful Catholic Colleges Urge HHS to Rescind ‘Direct Violation’ of Religious Liberty
New, Must-See Video on Georgetown Graduation Scandal
CNS President on FOX News: ‘Catholics Are Fed Up With This’
12,500 People Oppose Georgetown Invitation to Sebelius
Kathleen Sebelius to Speak at Georgetown Commencement Ceremony
RICE: Notre Dame Faculty Attack a Bishop
Belmont Abbey, Becket Fund Demand Their Day in Court
Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse Funds Local Komen Branch
Vatican Official Laments 'Marginalization of Christianity' in U.S. Catholic Colleges
49 Notre Dame Professors, Staff Protest Alumnus and Board Member Bishop Jenky
Following CNS Report on Immoral Internships, Notre Dame Acknowledges 'Comprehensive Review'
Notre Dame Awards Grants for Pro-Abortion, Pro-Gay Marriage Internships
2012 Lenten Prayer Campaign Focuses on Religious Liberty
Catholics Beware of EEOC's Contraceptive Mandate
Cardinal Newman Society Statement on White House Announcement 3/16/2012
Exorcist Coming to Franciscan University
Catholic Colleges Threatened by State, Federal Mandates
Student Sues Stonehill Over Roommate's Sexual Exploits
Victory in House for Religious Freedom of Catholic Colleges
REILLY: Santorum Is Right About Colleges
'Dear Father Jenkins' Campaign Launched by Notre Dame Alumni against HHS Mandate
Boston College Theologian: Celibacy for Homosexuals 'Absolutely Mad'
Two More Colleges Sue Obama Administration
St. Joseph's University Prof Warns Bishops over Religious Liberty Issue
Shockingly High Support for V-Monologues from Boston College Departments
Catholic College Association 'Encouraged' Regarding HHS Mandate
Notre Dame Student Senate Urges University Approval of 'Gay-Straight Alliance'
Statement of The Cardinal Newman Society on President Barack Obama’s Revised Contraceptive Mandate (Feb. 10, 2012)
Villanova to Host Radical Militant Gay Rights Performer (and Member of an Anti-Catholic Group)
ACCU Vows to Fight HHS Mandate
The Audacity of the Obama Administration
US News: Thomas Aquinas College One of the Most Popular Liberal Arts Colleges
Catholic College Allows Same Sex Marriage Couple to Enter Valentine's Day Contest
HHS 1-Year Extension May Not Apply to Student Plans
Notre Dame Academic Honored for Defense of Liberal Arts Education
White House: "No Constitutional Rights at Stake" in HHS Mandate
Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua Dies at 88
Sen. Marco Rubio Authors Bill to Block HHS Mandate
Gerson: Obama Declares War on Religion. Biden, Jenkins, Dolan Hardest Hit
New York Times Misses the Real Story
President of Catholic College Featured in Music Magazine
"Psychic Night" at Catholic College!!!
Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life Headlined by Archbishop Chaput
And the Award for Most Students at the March for Life Goes to...
Jesuits Honored by White House as Obama Admin Chokes Church
Catholics Protest Pro-Abortion Rights Speaker at Scranton
What Options Are Left for Catholics in a Post-HHS Mandate World?
Pope Identifies Priority for Church: Renewing the Faith
More Evidence Obama Has Lost the Catholic Left?
Protest Announced Against University of Scranton
Inspiring Vid: Thomas Aquinas Students March for Life in San Francisco
Catholic University Surpasses Service Goals
Ethics Professor at Catholic College Blames Bishops for HHS Mandate
Fr. Rutler: "What Happens When a Government Tries to Chain the Conscience?"
Fr. Jenkins Marched for Life
Wonderful Vid: Christendom Leads the March for Life
Notre Dame Alumni Urge Fr. Jenkins to Civil Disobedience of HHS Mandate
Religious Intolerance, California Style
Georgetown Prof. Quits, Blasts University's Lack of Catholic Identity
Disgusting! Catholic Theologians Blast Newt and Santorum for "Implied" Racism
Has Obama Lost the Catholic Left?
Patrick Reilly: Obama Picks a Fight with Catholics
Belmont Abbey College Is the Last Best Hope for Religious Liberty
HHS Rejects Compromise, Embraces Abortion Lobby
The Great Outdoors, Great Books, And Great Music
Pope: America "Increasingly Hostile" to Christianity.
Get That Bible Out of This Classroom, Says College
Students Attend Mass for the Unborn, Ready to March
Students Protest Cardinal George Appearance
Bishops Join Other Religious Leaders Linking Traditional Marriage and Religious Liberty
Franciscan Students Travel Overnight to March
Notre Dame Hiding the Decline?
Xavier Canceled Mandatory "Reflection"
Catholic College Selected to Lead March for Life
Scranton University Refuses Bishop's Call to Withdraw Invitation to Pro-Abortion Rights Speaker
CUA President John Garvey to March for Life
Presidential Candidates Unite in Defense of Religious Liberty
Catholic College Honors MLK with Abortion Rights Activist and Republican Basher
Major Victory for Religious Liberty, Major Defeat for Obama
Catholic University Commemorates 125 Years With Commitment to Service
Pope Baptizes Children, Speaks of Religious Education
Are Bishops Making Theology a Laughingstock?
Summer Institute for Catholic Social Thought Announced
Entire Student Body of Catholic College to Attend March for Life
Bishop Questions Supporting Catholic in Name Only Schools and Colleges
Religious Liberty: No Exceptions!
Bishops Finalize Report on Ex corde Ecclesiae Implementation
Xavier Forces Students to "Reflect" on Crosstown Brawl Or Else...
Former Abortion-Rights Congresswoman to Train Women Politicians at Jesuit University
Three Faithful Catholic Colleges Ranked in Top 10 for "Lowest Sticker Price.
"Blessed John Paul and Pope Benedict have Dealt a Death Blow to the Long Purgatory Afflicting the Church"
Catholic College Showdown with the Vatican Worsens
Msgr. Pope: The Church Has Been Targeted
Pope: "It's Necessary and Urgent to Educate New Generations."
Catholic College Advertises for Job Opening for Militant Abortion Rights Org
And the National Catholic Reporter Person of the Year Is...
Theologians at Catholic Colleges Church Bash on CBS
"Deadly Medicine" Holocaust Museum Exhibit Highlights Similar Medical Ethics Issues Today
A Little Church Bashing For Christmas from Faculty of Jesuit College
Dr. Scott Hahn to Teach at John Paul the Great U.
Jay-Z 101 at Georgetown
FOCUS Founder Appointed to Vatican Advisory Board
So It's Not Just Catholics?
Catholic College Reaffirms it's Catholic. Sorta'
Christian College Takes Obama Administration to Court
Religious Leaders Unite Against HHS Mandate
Patrick Reilly Warns That Notre Dame and Catholic Health Association Undermine Religious Liberty
Catholic College Seeks Liturgically Traditional Chaplain
Is ND's Chair Unfit to Serve?
NC Reporter Warns Obama: HHS Mandate is Bad Politics
Cardinal Newman Society Sends Letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Kreeft: Yes Franciscan, There is a Culture War. And Here's How to Win It.
Notre Dame, CHA Propose Dangerous Compromise on Religious Liberty
Mark Steyn Questions Catholic College's Christmas Message
Wow! Belmont Abbey Joins "Extreme Makeover" and Offers Scholarships to 8 Kids
Holy Father Asks Students What Christmas Means to Them
Building the Perfect College? Don't Forget God
At Catholic Colleges, Mass Translation 'Much Ado About Nothing'
Catholic University President Defends Bishops on Religious Liberty
Do Gay Rights Trump Religious Liberty?
Cardinal Urges Catholic College to Accept Pope's Decision
The Church of Kathleen Sebelius
After Firing Openly Gay Prof, Catholic College Changes Its Policy
Wanted: Scholars, Saints and Evangelizers
Catholic College Involved in One of Worst Brawls in Basketball History
Newman Society Completes Fourth Year of Promoting Eucharistic Miracles Exhibit
Where O' Where Have the Jesuits Gone?
Many Catholic Colleges Not Complying with Ex corde Ecclesiae, Survey Shows
Amazing Vid: The Adventure of a Catholic College
Sperm Donor Company Targets Catholic College
This is Seriously Funny
Condemned Book Still In Use at Catholic Colleges
Theologians: Bishops Have Wounded Us
Fordham, Fairfield Respond to CNS Report on Homosexual Conferences
World's Oldest Catholic College Drops "Catholic"
Pope Calls Catholic Colleges New Field of Evangelization
Catholic Vote Ad Confronts Obama for Attacking Religious Liberty
Hey, Whatever Happened To Theology?
Priest Retracts Pro-Abortion Rights Statement, Says It Was a Big Misunderstanding
Archbishop Wenski: Notre Dame Got Played
‘More Than a Monologue’ Conferences Marked by Dissent, Sacrilege, Support for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’
Marquette Lists Same Sex Ceremony Under "Weddings."
Fordham Student Promises More Birth Control Clinics
Gonzaga Priest Says Church Distributing Condoms in Africa, Lecturer Endorses Plan B
Catholic U President on Why Single Sex Dorms Foster Love, Not Sex
Jesuit College President Defends Contraception Ban
White House Backing Off the Contraception Mandate?
Catholic College Students Organize Birth Control Clinic
CUA Single-Sex Dorms Ruled Not Discriminatory
Cardinal Burke on Secularism vs. the Church: "It Is a War."
If You're Unclear How Grave The Threat to Religious Liberty Is, Read This
ND Law Professor: Scrap the HHS Mandate
Beautiful Vid: Christendom Students Singing in Rome
Pope Calls for New Evangelization at Catholic Colleges
CNN: "Want Cheaper Tuition? Find Religion"
Notre Dame Provides Access to Porn
Grad Students of the World Unite! But Not Yet!
Kreeft: Pro-Abort Catholics More Damaging than Sex Abuse Scandal
Aquinas College on EWTN This Week
Priest Mocks New Liturgy
Students Display "Cemetery of the Innocents"
Obama At Notre Dame was "Trojan Horse"
Belmont Abbey College President Would Rather Close Than Submit to HHS Mandate
Kathleen Kennedy-Townsend Needs a Fact Checker
New Book: What's Wrong at Notre Dame?
Notre Dame Hosts Conference on Catholic Identity
Bishop D'Arcy: "Where Were You the Day Obama Came?”
Jesuit College To Host Planned Parenthood Award Recipient
Another Catholic College Says No to Atheists
Catholic College To Be Consecrated to Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sophia Press Acquires Catholic Exchange
Sophia Press Acquires Catholic Exchange
In response to Pope Benedict XVI’s call for a new evangelization, the Sophia Institute Press—the publishing arm of Holy Spirit College in Atlanta, Georgia and Thomas More College in Merrimack, New Hampshire—has acquired the popular internet site Catholic Exchange.
Kennedy Townsend Speaks at Catholic U, Endorses Female Ordination
Catholic College Hosts Medium to Contact the Dead
Catholic College Cancels Anti-Catholic, Pro-Abortion Rights Speaker
Good News! Depaul Ranked Last!
Maryland Bishops Issue Warning on Religious Freedom
Archbishop Chaput Makes Strong Case for 'The Vocation' of Catholic Colleges
Newman Guide College Sues Government over Mandate Violating Religious Beliefs
Fr. Groeschel and Fr. Rutler to Examine Liturgy and Language
Benedictine's Eighth New Dorm in a Decade
Catholic College Invites Anti-Catholic, Pro-Abortion Rights Speaker from Amnesty International
Pope Benedict XVI Encourages Courage in Education
Extraordinary Form Comes to Catholic College
Fordham Prof. Defends Late-Term Abortionist Tiller As "Compassionate."
Why is Fr. Jenkins Defending Obama Invite?
Boston College Promotes Vocations
CEO of Alliance of Catholic Health Care Rails Against HHS Mandate
Civil Rights Laws Being Used to Attack Religion
Three Newman Guide Colleges Rank in Kiplinger's Best Values
Bishop to Move Onto College Campus As Way To Increase Vocations
USA Today's Anti-Catholic Headline: "Catholic Students Struggle with ‘Outdated and Inflexible’ Traditions"
Congressional Committee Asks if HHS Rule Threatens Conscience Rights
New Book Highlights Blessed John Henry Newman's Writings on Virgin Mary
125,000 Acts of Aquinas
"Choose Life" Banner Creates Controversy at Seton Hall
Georgetown's LGBTQ Center gets $1 Million Gift from former NFL Commisioner
Archbishop Challenges Catholic Colleges To Evangelize
CUA Students to Vote in Referendum on Single Sex Dorms
Newman Society President: Fight Threats to Religious Liberty by Renewing Catholic Identity
Deacon Keith Fournier on the Importance of Catholic Identity
Loyola Chicago Holds Drag Show
EWTN's "Life on the Rock" Features Cardinal Newman Society
Bishops Reaffirm Condemnation of Fordham Professor's Book
Population Expert: "Celebrate" Baby 7 Billion
Catholic College to Vatican: We're Not Listening
Belmont Abbey Goes Old School
Lawyer Complains 'Cross of Jesus' Looks Upon Muslims Trying to Pray at Catholic U
Bishop Lori Defends Religious Liberty on Capitol Hill
New Theological College Rector: Priesthood Experiencing Renewal
Muslim and Catholic Students Against the Hook-up Culture at Catholic Colleges
Catholic University Accused of Discriminating Against Muslims
Get Tips on How to Choose a Catholic College on Special "Life on the Rock"
Unity Week at Saint Joseph's University
Cardinal Newman Society Speaks with Notre Dame's New Director of the Center for Ethics and Culture
Liberation Theologians Speak at Notre Dame
Gonzaga Seeks New LGBT Coordinator
How Catholic Identity Reinvigorated One Catholic College
Bishop To Urge Catholic Identity at Catholic College
Ave Maria University Memorial Mass for Jon Scharfenberger
Are the "Vagina Monologues" Necessary for Gonzaga?
Cardinal Investigating Catholic College
Rabbi and Author of "The Myth of Hitler's Pope" Lectures at Belmont Abbey
Priest: Denying Atheist Clubs on Catholic Campus is "Essential"
Patrick Reilly: No Choice for Catholic Schools
Fr. Jenkins to Join the "Non-Partisan" Commission on Presidential Debates
Franciscan University To Host Conference on the God Debate
Dayton Religion Professor Supports "Freethinkers" Club
Cabrini Lecturer Corrects Misquote in Student Newspaper
Writer: Catholic Colleges Are Just Too Expensive
Catholic College Hosts Wine and Cheese with Robert Gibbs
Catholic College Students Joining Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity
Fairfield Students Bussed to Hear Gay Advocate Bash the Church
Seton Hall's New President Promises to Strengthen Catholic Identity
Colleen Carroll Campbell: Fr. Jenkins Looks Like Obama's Dupe
Pat Buchanan on the "Crisis of Catholicism"
Pro-Choice/ Pro-Gay Marriage Candidate Works at Catholic College
Notre Dame and CUA Presidents Sign USCCB Letter Opposing HHS Mandate
Wyoming Catholic College's Unique and Adventurous Way of Learning Latin
Terri Schiavo's Brother Speaks Out at University of St. Thomas
Archbishop: Hispanics Must Re-Evangalize America
BC Student Newspaper Supports Religious Liberty
Atheist Club Denied Status at Notre Dame, Tries Again
St. Francis U. Student To Read Works of Ellen Goodman in Protest
BC Celebrates "National Coming Out Day."
'An Important Victory for Catholic Organizations' and Universities in Court Case
U.S. College Students Celebrate Our Lady of the Rosary in Rome
Boston College Combats "Hook-up" Culture
Newman's 'Idea of a University' More Important than Ever
Christian Brothers University Partners With Gay Advocacy Group
'Catholics for Choice' Blasts CUA President
Siena College Hosts "Queer Jeopardy"
Ave Maria U Receives Recognition as ‘Catholic’ by Bishop
Washington Examiner Defends CUA
Bishop O'Connell Returns to CUA Speak About the Catholic Identity of Schools
Notre Dame Alumni Pray for Life
Newman Society 'Eagerly' Recommends Fr. Barron's CATHOLICISM Series
Mandatory "Sensititivity Training" Negatively Stereotypes Catholics
Labor Secretary Visits Catholic U.
Pope Tells Professors Formation Is More Important than Knowledge
New Institute at Benedictine College to Promote Catholic Identity in Public Life
Gonzaga Officials Help Students Create 'Sexual Awareness Committee'
Supreme Court Lets Stand Court Ruling Upholding Liberty of Religious Organizations
Fund to Protect Human Life at Notre Dame to Bestow Award on Alvare
Bishop O'Connell Insists on Strong Catholic Identity in Catholic Education
Catholic College Leaders Need to Start Including More Theology in Curriculum
Jesuit University Law Symposium to Hold Panel on 'LGBT Families'
Newman Society Grateful for Bishops’ New Religious Liberty Committee
More Catholic Colleges Oppose HHS Contraception Mandate
At Georgetown Michael Moore Jokes Jesus Was Gay, Report Says
Fr. Schall Remarks on Fate of Intelligence and Modern Academic Institutions
Young Theologians Eager to Serve Church, Perpetuate Faith
Catholic Colleges Unite to Defend Religious Liberty, Oppose Illegal Contraceptive Mandate
Sense that Pope Authentically Interprets Ethical Tradition 'Collapsing', Says Boston College PhD Student
Catholic Campus Ministers Confirm Trend of Students' Loss of Faith at Catholic Colleges
Georgetown Student Newspaper Editorial Board Defends Co-Ed Dorms
Catholic League Reports on Fordham Homosexual Conference
160 Catholic Scholars Call for End to Death Penalty in America
Mass Recognizing 'Discrimination Towards the LGBTA Community' at Gonzaga
Notre Dame Alumni: University Pro-Life Policy Is Severely Compromised by Its Actions
Justice Scalia: Catholic Law Schools Should Provide Moral Formation
Fr. Schall on Protesting HHS Contraceptive Mandate: 'The Issue Is Really More Massive'
CUA Students Experiencing Benefit of Single-Sex Dorm Policy
Pro 'Family Planning' Sigourney Weaver Guest Teaching at Catholic College
Marquette Only Catholic School Represented at Gay Student College Fair
Lay Catholic Leader Named ‘Chairman Emeritus’ by Cardinal Newman Society Board
Catholic College President Defends Employing Instructor Who Touted Work as 'Abortion Doula'
'A Fight for the Right to Be Catholic' for Catholic Colleges and Institutions
Boston College Should Fight Policies in Conflict with Catholic Teachings, Say Students
'Familiar Whining...Humor and Hopefulness' at Fordham Conference on Homosexuality
College Invokes Catholic Mission, Cancels Prestigious Lecture with Pro-Abortion Rights Writer
Cardinal Wuerl: Magisterium 'Authenticates the Fruit of Theology'
'Welcoming the Roman Missal' Sponsored by University of St. Thomas (TX)
'Applying the Fruits of the Extraordinary Rite to Family Life' at Thomas Aquinas College
Catholic University of America Lawyers Defend Decision to Implement Single-Sex Dorms
Recent D.C. Dominican Priory Superior Joins Christendom College's Chaplaincy
CNS Prez to Lecture on Federal Threats to Catholic Colleges at SCSS Conference
St. Joseph College (CT) Touts Honor for President Alongside Planned Parenthood Leader
Roman Missal Changes Protest Led to New Priests Group, St. Leo's Hosting Conference
Fordham Conference Inspired by Tolerance for Same-Sex 'Marriages'
Gonzaga Univ. Magazine Features Lesbian Rabbi Teaching in Religious Studies Dept.
Franciscan University Conference to Explain Roles of Scripture, Tradition
CNS in Chicago Tribune: Mission of Catholic College Should Be Primary Concern of Employees
Notre Dame Prof Sympathizes with 'Exasperation' at 'Culture War' Bishops
CNS Urges Hundreds of Thousands to Oppose Obama Admin’s Mandate Assaulting Religious Freedom
Catholic University President on Importance of Catholic Faculty
Pro-Abortion Rights Columnist to Give Prestigious Lecture at Catholic College
Conference at Fordham University May Cast Doubt, Challenge Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality
College Degrees Confirmed as 'Paths to Better Jobs and Higher Earnings'
University of Mary Offers More Aid to Students from Catholic High Schools
Pope Speaks of Obligation to Faithfully Teach in Accord with Magisterium
Gay 'Marriage' Politics Course Continues at Seton Hall Despite Archbishop's Critique
Bishop: Catholic Colleges Need 'Overt' Catholicity
How to Be a Catholic College in Day-to-Day Operations Is Center's Focus
Notre Dame Endows Chair in Byzantine Theology
Federal Assault on Catholic Colleges' Religious Liberty 'Frightening Power Grab'
US Bishops Warn of Federal Contraceptives Mandate's Impact on Catholic Colleges
Marquette Prez Sees 'Little Bit of Tension' in Academic Freedom, Catholic Identity
Three 'Newman Guide' Colleges Are Only 'A' Rated Catholic Schools in New Report
Jesuit College Employs Gay Pastor Teaching Gay Studies Course
Pontifical University Resisting Vatican Order Risks Catholic Identity
Vatican-Ordered Correction in Jesuit Journal Underwent Edits, Review
New Liturgical Movement Encourages Liturgical Blogs from Colleges
Two More Catholic Universities Get FOCUS Missionaries
Vatican Insider Reports New Catholic University Opens in Jordan
Msgr. Swetland Discusses Work of CNS Center with Our Sunday Visitor
Vatican Aims to 'Weed Out Dissenting Voices' from Journal at Marquette, NCR Reports
Catholic Professors Propose Expanding Conscience Protections in New Obamacare Mandate
Catholic College Websites: More than 60% Don't Use Identifier 'Catholic' on Home Pages
No Required Moral Formation at 'Mainstream' Catholic Collges, Says Prof
Newman Advocated Well-Rounded Religious Knowledge for Catholics
U.S. Catholic Colleges a No Show at World Congress of Catholic Universities
Bishop Kicanas to Lecture on Catholic Higher Ed at St. Mary's University
Accreditation Scrutiny for Catholic College after Firing of President, Entire Board
College of St. Mary Magdalen Expansion Includes Erasmus Institute
Marquette Law Asks Pro-Abortion Rights Feingold to Return as Prof
Pope's Address to Profs Serves as 'Resource' for Considering New Faculty Hiring
At World Youth Day, Pope Encourages Professors to Lead Youth by Personal Example
President, Entire Board of Catholic College Sacked with 'No Explanation'
Bishops’ Doctrine Director Favors Mandate from Local Bishop for Catholic Theologians
Belmont Abbey College Frat Wins Top Honor for 'Spiritual Development'
Two Catholic Colleges Land ISI 'Exceptional' List Spots, Another Deemed 'Train Wreck'
Catholic University President Sees 'Exciting Period in Catholic Higher Education'
Expert in 'Support of Transgender' and 'Gender Variant' Students Hired as Prof by Catholic College
BigGovernment.com Reports 'Tea Party' Venue Harassed by Alleged DePaul Profs with University Emails
St. Xavier U to Host Former Obama Adviser for Talk "The Run to 2012"
Who Wants to Attend a 'Gumby' Catholic College?
Catholic College Prof Rallies Support for Priest Facing Expulsion over Women’s Ordination Advocacy
US Bishops' Spokesperson 'Blasts' HHS over Interfering with Religious Institutions
Marquette Christian Student Club Placed on Probation
Prof. Laureano Highlights Work as 'Abortion Doula', Teaches Sexuality Course
Christendom Grads Exhorted: 'We are Catholic. Embrace it. Own it. Live it.'
Gtown Hospital Prof Supports Obama Admin's Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
Heritage: New HHS Guidelines a 'Disaster for Freedom of Conscience'
Notre Dame Sheds Embryonic Stem Cell Research Supporter from Board
BYU Prof on Single-Sex Dorms: Religious Beliefs Better Predictor than Environment
Catholic Mission a Focus of New Program to Train Future Notre Dame Leaders
Catholic Duquesne U Sues Insurer for Breaking Agreement & Covering Birth Control
Thomas Aquinas College Earns Princeton Review's Best Academic Rating
Notre Dame Law Prof Worried About Federal Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
Marquette Christian Fellowship Dismisses Active Homosexual Officer, Group Might Face Suspension
US Bishops' Top Committee Gave OK for Censure of Book by Fordham Prof
HHS: No “Delay” in Contraceptives, Sterilization for College Students
HHS Guidelines Violate Liberty of Catholic Colleges
CUA Prez Appeals to 'Historical Commitment to Religious Liberty' Against New HHS Rules
Thomas More Students Travel to England for 'Catholic Culture of the British Isles Programme'
Notre Dame Prof Says University Leadership Should Overcome Timidity, Speak Up for Life
Fr. Scanlan's Legacy 'Has Had a Lasting Impact' on Church in America
Becket Fund President Warns of 'Unprecedented' Religious Liberty Attack
Newman Society Mourns Loss of Archbishop Sambi
Catholic College Prof Promoted Poem Blasting USCCB Pro-Life Campaign
Aquinas 'Love and Life' Conference Aired by EWTN This Summer
Federal Labor Board's Rulings Are 'Wake-Up Call to Faith-Based Organizations'
Catholic College 'Faith' Prof Troubled at Appointment of Chaput to Philadelphia
Federal Government Should Ensure Same-Sex 'Marriage' Recognition, Says Prof at Jesuit U
Belmont Abbey Theologians Participating in 'Intellectual Tasks of the New Evangelization'
Benedictine Educating Nurses to Care for Patients 'as if they were Christ himself'
U Dayton Prof on Letter Defending Embattled Priest
New Catholic Liberal Arts College Is Proposed for London
CUA Same-Sex Dorm Move to Create 'Less Toxic Environment for Women'
Obama Admin. Set to Mandate Contraceptive Coverage in Insurance Plans
Catholic University Sets Service Hour Goal to Celebrate Anniversary
Bishops 'Showing a Renewed Interest' in Colleges' Catholic Identity
University of St. Thomas Prof Disputes Paper's Claim She Is ‘Marriage Skeptic’
Legionaries' University of Sacramento Closing Doors
New Cost Data from U.S. Education Dept Highlights Importance of College Choice for Catholic Families
Dr. Warren Carroll, Founder of Christendom College, Died Sunday
Family Studies Director at Catholic College Shrugs off 'Decline of Marriage'
Jesuit University Professor Proposed Theology Accepting Gay 'Marriage'
Register Praises Videos for CNS Newman Legacy Project
Franciscan's New Publishing Partnership to 'Help More People Receive the Good News'
Ave Maria Commencement Affirmed Truth Is Within Grasp
On Catholic University Dorm Issue: Is Sex Just Like Race?
Gtown Alumni Board Member's Foundation Gives Millions to 'Culture of Death'
Expert Attorney: No Sex Discrimination in Single-Sex Dorms at Catholic University
CNS Media Coverage on Single-Sex Dorms, Religious Liberty Threat
Prepping for Madrid WYD, Students Create Videos Supporting Church Teachings
Pro-Life Training, Stem Cell Workshop at Notre Dame
Thomas More College Event: Beauty and the Renewal of Culture
Bishop 'Might Be Most Known' for Forbidding Honors to Abortion Supporters
'Decisive Move by the Forces Loyal to Catholic Orthodoxy'
Cardinal Newman Society & Mount St Mary’s University Partner to Promote Renewal of Catholic Campuses
Cardinal Newman Society to Appear on 'FOX & Friends' This Sunday Morning
Msgr Pope Sees Religious Freedom at Stake in Impending CUA Dorm Lawsuit
Archbishop Chaput Warns of Muted Catholic Identity at Catholic Universities
Catholic U Threatened with Law Suit over Single-Sex Dorm Decision
Belmont Abbey College to Welcome First College-Based Maternity Center