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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.


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.


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...”


Catholic University of America to Host Cardinal Burke for Lecture
2/21/2014
Presented by CUA’s School of Canon Law, Cardinal Burke will discuss “The Relation between the Apostolic Signatura and the Local Church.”


‘Christocentrism’ Is Starting Point for Catholic Universities, Says Education Leader
2/14/2014
Catholic universities are “essential agents in the new evangelization,” and to “be what they are called to be,” they must rise to meet the challenge of providing student swith a sound education in the faith, writes Monsignor Stuart Swetland.


Catholic Culture Highlights Cardinal Newman Society’s Work to Preserve Catholic Identity in Education
11/25/2013
"The Cardinal Newman Society noticed several years ago that Catholic colleges and universities with no clear and consistent Catholic identity were more likely to be treated just like everybody else..." 


Convinced and Converted: Msgr. Swetland’s Journey to Catholicism
9/23/2013
“Always be prepared to make a defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.” (1 Peter 3:15)


Colleges Need Better Measures of Catholic Identity, Study Finds
7/29/2013
Church attendance by students is a clear indicator of the strength of a Catholic college's religious identity, but subjective measures of personal devotion are not.


Catholic College Student Life Leaders Inspired by Year of Faith
7/23/2013
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
7/18/2013
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."


Newman Society, Family Research Council Co-Sponsor Talk 'Porn in the Dorm'
7/16/2013
Dr. Patrick Fagan, Senior Fellow and Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute at FRC, will deliver the talk discussing the troubling wide-spread use of pornography among college students.


Catholic University Immerses New Faculty in Catholic Intellectual Tradition
6/11/2013
According to the University, while many of the faculty that participated in the conference were not Catholic, they were "interested in how they may contribute to the University's Catholic identity."


Finding Solutions to the Hook-up Culture on College Campuses
5/28/2013
"It's clearly in the interests of both colleges and the students they serve to change the culture," writes Cardinal Newman Society programs director Bob Laird today in an op ed for the LA Times.


Catholic Colleges Tell Obama Administration: HHS Mandate Continues to Violate Religious Freedom
4/5/2013
"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
4/5/2013
The Cardinal Newman Society is urging its members and others to submit comments and protest this dangerous violation of religious freedom.


Study: Most Catholic Colleges No Longer Require Catholic Theology
12/11/2012
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).


Daily Caller: CNS Speaks Out Against NLRB Violations
10/1/2012
The Daily Caller features Patrick Reilly, the president of The Cardinal Newman Society, speaking out against the overstepping National Labor Relations Board.


Catholic Identity Is Priority in Religious Freedom Struggle, Says CNS President
10/1/2012
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.


Prominent Catholic Leaders, Scholars to Address Religious Liberty
9/20/2012
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.


NLRB Continues to Harass Duquesne University, Avoids Constitutional Question
9/17/2012
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.


Congressman Outrageously Compares Religious Liberty Hearing to ‘Nero Fiddling While Rome Burns’
9/13/2012
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?
9/12/2012
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
9/12/2012
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.


Veteran Church Leader, Distinguished Catholic Journalist Join Cardinal Newman Society Staff
6/6/2012


Religious Liberty in Limelight as Catholic Social Teaching Experts Descend on D.C.
6/5/2012


Franciscan U. Announces Stellar Commencement Speaker List
4/4/2012


Cardinal Newman Society & Mount St Mary’s University Partner to Promote Renewal of Catholic Campuses
6/27/2011


Experts Urge Bioethics Studies at Catholic Colleges
6/15/2011


Feds Rule Against 2nd Catholic College, CNS Analyzes Assault on Religious Liberty
6/3/2011


Catholic Colleges Get Valuable New Tool to Assess Catholic Identity
5/31/2011


Cardinal Newman Society Congratulates Advisor Burke on Appointment as Cardinal
10/20/2010


Cardinal Newman Society Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Christifideles Laici
12/30/2008
The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) marked the anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles Laici—released 20 years ago today—with a statement by the distinguished philosopher Dr. John P. Hittinger of the University of St. Thomas, Houston.


Study Finds Catholic Colleges Have Little Positive Impact on Faith, Values
11/5/2008
A groundbreaking survey of Catholic college students published by The Cardinal Newman Society’s (CNS) Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education finds that most students on Catholic campuses reject key Catholic moral values and tenets of the faith, and significant numbers engage in pre-marital sexuality activity and the viewing of pornography.


CNS Urges Support for Catholic Scholar Associations
9/8/2008
As part of its mission to promote faithful Catholic higher education, The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) is urging Catholic college officials and faculty to actively support two leading associations of Catholic scholars.


Nation’s Largest Newman Center Complete at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
9/5/2008
Aims to be "national model of college ministry reflecting a bold Catholic identity..."


Magdalen College Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Center Fellow
9/4/2008
Magdalen College in Warner, New Hampshire, has launched its 35th anniversary celebration, which will include campus appearances by Francis Cardinal Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments; Sean Cardinal O’Malley of Boston; papal biographer Brennan Pursell; Inside the Vatican editor-in-chief Dr. Robert Moynihan; and pro-life musician Tony Melendez.


Franciscan University Offers “St. John Bosco” Conference Renewing Religious Educators
8/5/2008
Msgr. Stuart Swetland, vice president for mission at Mount St. Mary's University . . .


FUS Institute of Bioethics to Hold Conference in October
8/5/2008
"Moral Conviction vs. Political Pressure" ... Dr. Patrick Lee, Franciscan's first endowed chair professor . . .


Center Fellow Publishes New Book on Thomas Aquinas
7/14/2008
A new translation of a Thomas Aquinas classic work by Dr. Peter A. Kwasniewski, a Newman Fellow of The Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education, will be published later this month.


Catholic Think Tank to Blog from World Youth Day
7/10/2008
The Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education will be blogging on events from World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia, July 15-20.


CNS Officially Launches New Higher Education Center
5/29/2008
The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) today officially launched a new division, The Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education, to study Catholic colleges and universities in accordance with the guidelines of Ex corde Ecclesiae and in a manner faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.


Guide to Pope Benedict and Higher Education Issues Published by New Research Center
4/8/2008
The Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education, a new division of The Cardinal Newman Society, has published a collection of essays on Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Higher Education.


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