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Charlotte Bishop Calls for Charity amidst Catholic High School Controversy over Talk
4/16/2014
Bishop Jugis said that there is “no room in the Catholic Church for such displays of uncharitableness and disrespect” following a Catholic high school meeting with parents about a lecture given by a religious sister.


Catholic Business School Leaders Collaborate to Prepare Ethical Graduates
4/15/2014
“Ethics cannot be trivialized as the ‘stepchild’ of the business schools,” Dr. Simms told The Cardinal Newman Society. “It must be placed front and center as an anchor for all the other functional departments.”


Pope Francis to Professors and Students: Theology Only Fruitful Done ‘On One’s Knees’
4/10/2014
“Your Institutes are not machines for producing theologians and philosophers; they are communities in which one grows, and growth occurs in the family.”


Media and Faith Meet in Communications Program at Rome’s Santa Croce University
4/8/2014
The University is educating students to become communications directors who can explain and defend the Faith, while also having practical media skills like conducting radio and television interviews and filming videos. 


Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy Braves Snow to Make Annual Pilgrimage
4/8/2014
“The first Mass in Ontario was said 399 years ago, in the midst of what is now several farm fields. The group paused here to pray a decade of the Luminous Mysteries...”


Dioceses Revise Contracts, Expect Teachers to Uphold Catholic Teaching
4/8/2014
Dioceses in Hawaii and Ohio have already made changes to their teacher contracts. Some expect similar changes around the country. And some are protesting.


Notre Dame’s Fr. Miscamble to Deliver Ohio Dominican U. Commencement
4/4/2014
“Fr. Miscamble is a courageous and compelling proponent of Catholic higher education and the need for all Catholic universities to work to restore and strengthen their Catholic identities,” said ODU President Peter Cimbolic, Ph.D.


Newman Society President Lectures at Georgetown on Threats to Catholic Education
4/3/2014
“There seems to be a growing intolerance for those who teach and live the Catholic faith—intolerance from nonbelievers but also, and perhaps especially, from dissenting Catholics," said Patrick Reilly.


The Suppression of Christian Speech on American Campuses: Dr. Ken Howell’s Story
4/3/2014
“The underlying message of secularism vs. religion is a real issue on campus,” Dr. Howell told The Cardinal Newman Society in an interview on March 31—and he would know.


Hawaii Catholic Schools Teacher Contract Prohibits Conduct Contrary to Church Teaching
3/31/2014
The “Standard Teacher Employment Agreement” reportedly must be signed each year and includes abortion, in vitro-fertilization, unmarried cohabitation, homosexual activity, and same-sex unions as fire-able offenses.


Newman Society, Catholic Colleges Challenge Federal Labor Board in Possible Landmark Case
3/28/2014
The Cardinal Newman Society, joined by several faithful Catholic colleges, today made a strong plea to the National Labor Relations Board, urging it to abide by the U.S. Constitution and stop interfering with religious education.


Catholic Univ. of America Professors Release ‘Catechism for Business’
3/26/2014
“The social teaching of the Church is based on reason and the natural law, and therefore can be helpful to everyone, not just Catholics,” said Andrew Abela in a recent interview.


Australian Catholic U. Requires Clarification in Journal after Denial of Virgin Birth
3/26/2014
The editor of the Journal of Religious Education resigned after receiving pressure from the Australian Catholic University, which hosts the journal, to publish a clarification about a recent piece that denied the Virgin birth.


Cincinnati Archdiocese Identifies Unacceptable Behavior in Revised Teacher Contracts
3/20/2014
"There aren't any new expectations of our teachers in the 2014-2015 contract... The revised wording is just more explicit, in that it lists examples of behaviors that are unacceptable as contrary to Church teaching.”


Tragic Car Accident Takes Lives of Wyoming Catholic College Professor’s Two Daughters
3/20/2014
“We are deeply, deeply saddened by this tragedy,” said Dr. Kevin Roberts, president of Wyoming Catholic College.


Pope Francis Entrusts Educators to St. Joseph’s Protection
3/19/2014
“Let us look at Joseph as the model for educators, for he guards and accompanies Jesus in his journey of growth ‘in wisdom, age, and grace,’” said Pope Francis today.


Teacher Fired After Gay Marriage Sues Catholic High School
3/18/2014
Ken Bencomo’s lawyer, Patrick McGarrigle, said that Bencomo was told by a school administrator that he was losing his job because his same-sex marriage was “in public and violated the Church’s teaching.”


Loyola Marymount U. Adjuncts Withdraw Unionization Petition
3/13/2014
Adjunct professors at Loyola Marymount University announced that they’ve chosen to withdraw their petition for a union election from the National Labor Relations Board, Inside Higher Ed reported.


Fairfield Professor Worked as Physician’s Assistant at Planned Parenthood
3/12/2014
A professor at Fairfield University acted as a physician’s assistant at a Planned Parenthood clinic in the early 1990’s, according to a proposal for the creation of a Master’s degree program in public administration.


Notre Dame Professor, Monsignor Swetland on ‘Heart and Soul of a Catholic University’
3/12/2014
“The secular world thinks that ‘Catholic University’ is an oxymoron.  I say, in fact, a University isn’t truly a University unless it’s fully Catholic...”


Teacher’s Union Unsettled with Common Core Implementation, Rejects Gates Funding
3/11/2014
A teacher’s union is citing the poor implementation of the Common Core State Standards as a reason to reject further funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for its Innovation Fund.


Fordham Univ. to Host ‘IgnatianQ: Finding God in the LGBTQ & Ally Jesuit Student Community’
3/11/2014
The lecture series features a number of speakers including Sister Elizabeth Johnson, whose recent book was condemned by the U.S. Bishops.


New Jersey Catholic College Will Not Renew Many Faculty Contracts, Enrollment Declining
3/10/2014
Mirroring a national trend at many institutions of higher learning, the college, founded by the Felician Sisters in 1923, has seen enrollment decline from 2,400 student to about 2,000 students.


Notre Dame Announces Strategic Plan Making Catholic Character a Priority
3/6/2014
“We place at the forefront of this new strategic plan the University’s Catholic character and the need for it to touch every aspect of our life and work,” the plan states.


Students Protest Loyola Chicago for Canceling Classes Which Taught Students to Protest
2/28/2014
A number of students enrolled in the Jesuit University’s master’s program in social justice and community development delivered speeches and waved signs which read "Who Is Loyola Loyal To?" in protest.


Newman Guide Colleges Named Among Nation’s 100 Best
2/27/2014
Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, N.H., and University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., were each chosen as the best four year-liberal arts college in their respective states.


Univ. of St. Thomas and Catholic Univ. of America Form Engineering Partnership
2/27/2014
“The shared values of our two institutions should make transition to the undergraduate engineering program at CUA easier for our cooperative engineering students.”


Assumption College Freezes Tuition, Lays Off 15 Employees
2/27/2014
Just a week after the Catholic college announced a guaranteed tuition freeze for four years for incoming freshman and even extended its application deadline, the college announced the layoffs.


Franciscan Univ. of Steubenville to Host Media and Faith Conference
2/27/2014
“This is a response to Pope Francis' call to be ‘a network not of wires but of people,’ supporting one another in the many varied ways we can make the Church... real and present to others.”


Faculty Passes No Confidence Vote against St. Joseph’s Univ. Financial Executives
2/26/2014
“This is a sad day for the university community and the faculty in particular,” said Faculty Senate president Robert Moore, Ph.D. “This is an action, as seen here in evidence, that is widely supported.”


CBS Features Extraordinary Volunteer Work of Catholic Teacher
2/26/2014
Students at the Catholic school thought they knew Jim O'Connor but they realized they didn’t know him at all when a student went to the hospital to discuss an upcoming blood drive and learned a lot about his teacher.


Loyola Univ. New Orleans President Censures Professor’s Comments on Slavery
2/25/2014
The president of Loyola University New Orleans and several faculty members have censured the views of a libertarian-minded professor who criticized civil rights legislation and wrote that slavery “wasn’t so bad.”


Fr. Schall on the Troubling Transformation of Religious Freedom
2/25/2014
Fr. Schall, S.J., who taught political philosophy at Georgetown University for decades until recently retiring, wrote that the secular state’s efforts to narrow the definition of religious freedom must be thwarted.


Wyoming Catholic College Releases New Video: ‘Everything in Excellence’
2/24/2014
“Since December, 2011, we've graduated two more classes of students, refined our rigorous Liberal-Arts curriculum, continued to develop our distinctive Outdoor Leadership Program...”


‘Countercultural’ Message on Love, Relationships at Notre Dame Student Conference
2/24/2014
“One of our main goals is to combat the secular pop culture and ‘so-college’ images of femininity,” said Notre Dame senior Madeline Gillen.


VIDEO: Mount St. Mary’s Univ. Theologian on Being Disciple of Jesus
2/24/2014
Fr. Jim Donohue examines the Gospel of Mark’s insights into the path of discipleship in one of a series of videos entitled “Mount Minutes,” which showcase the University’s faculty on a variety of subjects.


Ukrainian Catholic University Professor Killed in Protest
2/24/2014
The University is mourning the loss of Bohdan Solchanyk, an archivist and sociologist with a special interest in electoral practices in contemporary Ukraine.


Professor Argues for ‘More than Grudging Tolerance’ of Morality
2/24/2014
Professor Sisk of the University of St. Thomas School of Law recently challenged the prevailing view in academic circles of contraception as a “positive social good” and made a plea for tolerance for those who disagree.


Resisting Unionization, Seattle U. Fears NLRB Oversight Could Infringe on Catholic Identity
2/24/2014
A group of adjunct faculty members at Seattle University recently filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board with the intent of forming a union with Service Employees International Union Local 925.


Univ. of Mary Students Assist Disabled in Guatemala
2/21/2014
Between 30-40 physical and occupational therapy students took part in the University of Mary’s Service Oriented Learning Experience in which they learned “creativity” and the “joy of serving others.”


Marquette Univ. Laying Off Many Employees to Minimize Spending, Tuition Increases
2/21/2014
In all, more than 100 jobs at the Jesuit University in Milwaukee, Wis., are expected to be dropped in an attempt to minimize tuition increases and spending.


Nation’s Largest Teachers Union Assails ‘Botched’ Common Core Implementation
2/20/2014
National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel wrote that there has been “poor commitment” to the correct implementation of the Common Core State Standards in the states.


Society Values Well-Rounded Education, Study Finds
2/20/2014
A new study has found that a majority of society’s members—at least when they have spent some time thinking about higher education—value a college education that teaches critical thinking and a broad array of subjects.


Catholic School Learns Coach Works for Planned Parenthood, Will Not Renew Contract
2/20/2014
“Certainly being employed by Planned Parenthood, an organization that by its nature violates Catholic moral teaching by providing abortions, is not being a good role model to the children attending Catholic schools.”


Santa Clara Univ. Trustees Support Dropping Abortion from Health Insurance
2/19/2014
Citing Santa Clara University’s Jesuit and Catholic identity as well as the words of Pope Francis, the University’s board of trustees has rejected a faculty resolution urging it to restore coverage of abortion in the employee health plan.


Pope Francis: Catholic Education ‘One of Most Important Challenges for Church’
2/14/2014
“Catholic educational institutions offer to all an approach to education that has as its aim the full development of the person, which responds to the right of every person to access to knowledge.”


Catholic Schools Have Right to Hire, Fire for Mission, Says Legal Expert
2/14/2014
Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and author of Embryo: A Defense of Human Life, recently mounted an interesting defense of Catholic schools’ right to hire and fire for mission.


Group Counters Ten Myths about Faith-Based Schools
2/14/2014
A new report was released by the American Center for School Choice, whose mission, according to its website, is to “expand public support for families to choose the schools they believe will best serve their children.”


Catholic School Atmosphere Reflects ‘Holy Family,’ Says Catholic Academic
2/13/2014
“Evangelization does not stop with religious instruction or liturgy, but affects what is taught and the way it is taught, no matter the subject.” 


Franciscan Univ. Professor Teaches Students to Spread Faith through Media
2/12/2014
Students in one of Dr. Eugene Gan’s communications classes at Franciscan University of Steubenville are embracing the use of YouTube to evangelize.


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