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Not Only for Liturgists
6/18/2014
The Cardinal Newman Society publishes this review of Sacred Liturgy: The Source and Summit of the Life and Mission of the Church as part of its project to promote sacred liturgy in Catholic education.


New Book ‘Little Oratory’ Helps Families, Students Learn the Faith by Living It
6/3/2014
“Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI wrote that the essence of Catholic education is one that deepens our participation in the mysteries of the Faith, and primarily the Eucharist and worship of God.”


Catholic College Leaders Gather to Discuss Student Life, Catholic Teaching
5/27/2014
Leaders from 10 faithful Catholic colleges gathered at the Franciscan University of Steubenville last week to share and consider ways of better integrating Catholic teaching into programs and services for students.


Cardinal O’Brien Tells Thomas Aquinas College Grads: Witness to the Truth
5/23/2014
Cardinal O’Brien recently told graduating students of Thomas Aquinas College that they have been “formed for a mission: and that mission is nothing less than the rescue of the civilizational project of the West.”


Pope Francis Commissions Cardinals to Address Peruvian University’s Catholic Identity
5/1/2014
In July of 2012, a Vatican decree stripped the University of its titles “Catholic” and “Pontifical” because of years of refusal to bring its statues into line with Ex corde Ecclesiae.


College of the Holy Cross to Honor Former Obama Speechwriter at Commencement
4/9/2014
Jon Favreau, a Catholic, recently compared a recent law in Kansas that protected the religious freedom of business owners to Jim Crow Laws.


Author Who Lambasted Catholic Church in NY Times Hosted at Catholic College
3/5/2014
John Patrick Shanley, who just last year lambasted the Catholic Church, excoriated Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and wrote against the Church’s teaching on ordination, recently visited Merrimack College.


Thomas More College Announces 'Faith and Reason' Scholarship Essay Contest
1/21/2014
Applicants to Thomas More College can participate in the contest by submitting a 2- to 3-page essay reflecting on the introduction to Pope Francis' encyclical letter Lumen Fidei.


The Pope, the CEO and the Catholic Educator
1/10/2014
Dressed in a distinctly Renaissance appearance, Widmer protected the Pope as a Swiss Guard.  He watched intently as the Pope lived his life in front of him.  He eventually decided that “whatever he [Pope John Paul II] has, that’s what I want.”


Franciscan U. Conference to Address Threats to Religious Freedom
12/17/2013
“Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recognized that the threat to religious freedom is larger than any single issue—and has its roots in secularism and cultural relativism,” said Dr. Anne Hendershott.


Marquette Law Professor Accuses Hobby Lobby of Forcing Its Christianity on Employees
12/6/2013
Professor Paul Secunda, who teaches courses on employee benefits, recently wrote on Marquette’s blog that he does not believe the HHS mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


Pope Francis Makes First Major Statements on Catholic Education
11/27/2013
Calling for schools and universities committed to catechesis and evangelization, Pope Francis makes his first significant statements as Pope regarding Catholic education in Evangelii Gaudium, his apostolic exhortation released Sunday.


Benedictine College to End Year of Faith with Eucharistic Procession
11/21/2013
Catholic colleges and universities across the United States have participated with enthusiasm in the Year of Faith, which Pope Benedict XVI inaugurated in October 2012.


Christendom President Helps Defend the Family at Pontifical Council Assembly
11/19/2013
Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O'Donnell was in Rome last month to attend the Pontifical Council for the Family's 21st Plenary Assembly, the College announced.


Save the Tick, Abort the Baby: A ‘Fetus Cannot Itself Have an Interest in Continued Existence’
11/13/2013
DePaul University recently hosted a lecture by a radical animal rights activist who once compared raising animals for food to “concentration camps,” yet ironically is also an outspoken advocate for abortion.


Cardinal Dolan Praises University of Mary for Alliance of Faith and Reason
11/6/2013
"[You have] a sterling faculty, dedicated and generous alum and students that are so fervent in the faith and learning in soul, mind and heart," Cardinal Dolan told the University of Mary.


Christendom College President Travels Abroad as Papal Consulter
10/21/2013
Christendom College president Timothy O’Donnell will be participating in upcoming pontifical meetings in Rome and in Mexico.


Dissident Notre Dame Theologian: Crackdown on Contraception has “Chilling Effect”
10/17/2013
Cathleen Kaveny, a law and theology professor from the University of Notre Dame, said that “most progressive Catholics” believe they will “eventually win the day” on contraception. 


Anti-Catholic Atheist to Deliver Diatribe on Evolution at Jesuits' LeMoyne College
10/11/2013
A philosopher who has called the Catholic Church “corrupt” and called for its eradication will be speaking at LeMoyne College in New York later this month.


Providence College Reschedules Same-Sex Advocate in Debate With Ph.D. Student
9/26/2013
A Providence College lecture by a same-sex marriage advocate, which was cancelled by the College provost, is back on as a debate with a defender of traditional marriage.


Anti-Catholic Marxist to Discuss ‘Good for Nothing’ God at Santa Clara
9/20/2013
Author Terry Eagleton, who once called the Catholic Church “one of the nastiest authoritarian outfits on the planet,” will be speaking at the University of Santa Clara.


‘No One’s Quite Seen a Pope Like Francis Before,’ Says Christendom College Lecturer
9/11/2013
“It seems that the whole world fell in love with Pope Francis at first sight."


Benedict XVI Continues to Be Spiritually Present for His Students
9/10/2013
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI did not publicly meet with his students this year, but he did celebrate Holy Mass for them, Catholic News Agency reported.


Calling All Catholic Athletes: Reflections of a Catholic College Graduate
9/4/2013
“Sport, as you well know, is an activity that involves more than the movement of the body; it demands use of intelligence and the disciplining of the will."


Cardinal Burke Writes Book on Eucharist as 'Sacrament of Charity'
8/19/2013
Cardinal Raymond Burke has released a new book entitled Divine Love Made Flesh, in which he reflects on Blessed Pope John Paul II and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s encyclicals on the Holy Eucharist.


Professors React to Pope's Surprise Visit to Rome Academic Meeting
7/2/2013
Dr. John Hittinger and Dr. Ted Rebard, both UST professors of philosophy, were in Rome for the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas conference, titled "Believing, Loving and Living Truth."


Alumni Help University of Dallas Students Attend Popular Rome Semester
4/12/2013
The semester in Rome program run by the University of Dallas is "widely respected as one of the best in higher education," according to our recommendation of UD at TheNewmanGuide.com.


Prayers in Thanksgiving for Pope Francis
3/13/2013
In your charity, please pray for the renewal of Catholic education and for our new Holy Father, Pope Francis!


Students from University of Dallas Are Hoping to Hear 'Habemus Papam'
3/4/2013
Students from the University of Dallas Italy campus are hoping to be present in St. Peter's Square when the new pope is elected some time this month, the University reports.


Special Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI
2/28/2013
The Cardinal Newman Society's chaplain prepared the following prayer for Pope Benedict XVI.  We are thankful for the Pope's ministry and ask God that he may be blessed in retirement.


CNS Board Member Kathryn Lopez Moderates Panel on Pope Benedict XVI's Resignation
2/13/2013
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
2/11/2013
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.


NCReporter Floats Two Profs as Possible Vatican Ambassadors
1/8/2013
The Obama administration, entering into its second term, is reportedly searching for a new Vatican Ambassador since former ambassador Miguel Diaz resigned to take  a position as professor of faith and culture at the University of Dayton.


Cardinal Newman Society Board Member at Vatican
12/14/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society board member Kathryn Lopez was at the Vatican and had an opportunity to meet the Pope this week as part of the International Congress on Ecclesia in America.


Pope Benedict XVI Speaks on Importance of Values in Education
12/13/2012
In an address to diplomats, the Pope this morning focused on the theme of education, saying that much of what ails society today can be traced back to a lack of values in our educational institutions, according to The Vatican News Service.


Pope Clarifies The Oft-Cited “Sensus Fidei”
12/11/2012
One need not look very far in Catholic circles nowadays to find some mention of “sensus fidelium” which literally means “sense of faith.” But its literal meaning has almost become besides-the-point in modern usage.


Georgetown Lecturer Scolded Pope Benedict in Open Letter
11/30/2012
Former World Bank official Robert Calderisi is an openly gay Catholic who, in an open letter to Pope Benedict XVI, endorsed the ordination of women, promoted gay “marriage,” and objected to the Church’s teaching on homosexuality.


Abp. Chaput: Year of Faith is Opportunity to Evangelize
11/27/2012
Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said recently that the Year of Faith is an opportunity to counter the cultural relativism that plagues modern society and that has led many in the Church to deny Catholic teaching on important topics, according to The Catholic News Agency.


Pope Calls Young to “Go and make disciples of all nations!”
11/16/2012
Pope Benedict XVI’s message to young people in preparation for World Youth Day 2013, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, included special recognition of those in the education field. He implored them to keep Christ at the center of all they do and “Go and make disciples of all nations!”


Papal Nuncio warns of ‘Catholic’ instructors who imperil religious liberty
11/14/2012
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.


Creeping Christianophobia
11/13/2012
Mark Movsesian, the director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s University in New York, wrote a piece in First Things about how “the anxiety and antipathy that traditional Christianity creates in cultural and intellectual institutions” including academia, journalism, publishing, and the entertainment industry leads to apathy in the face of anti-Christian violence in the Middle East and around the world.


‘Year of Faith’ Celebrated at Faithful Catholic Colleges
11/1/2012
Many Catholic colleges and universities are taking part in the “Year of Faith” proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, with spiritual and academic activities aimed at strengthening faith on campus, according to a new report published by The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).


Theologians’ Mandatum “Not Meant to Be a Meaningless Norm”
8/20/2012
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.


Pope Benedict on "Unprecedented Gravity" of Threats to Religious Freedom
8/7/2012


College Lecturer Dismantles Five Top Myths Of the Crusades
7/24/2012


Cardinal Burke Says Theologians’ Mandatum Should Be Required by Colleges, Disclosed to Students
7/24/2012
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.


International Eucharistic Congress Hosts Talks by Christendom College President
7/5/2012
Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell traveled to Ireland last month to deliver three lectures at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin.


Benedictine Monk, Former Campus Ministry Director Opposes Marriage Amendment
6/14/2012


Hans Kung: He’s Baaack!
6/14/2012


Wojtyla Institute Explains New Evangelization to Teachers
6/11/2012
How can Pope Benedict XVI’s call for the New Evangelization be realized in Catholic schools? A conference at our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy slated for this summer will seek to answer that question.


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