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Benedictine College Hosts Beloved Icon Popularized by Bl. Pope John Paul II
4/14/2014
The third class relic was hosted as a part of the College’s events planned in the days leading up to the canonizations of Blessed Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.


Benedictine College to Rename Student Center after ‘St. John Paul II’
4/7/2014
College President Stephen Minnis cited several ways Bl. Pope John Paul II has influenced Benedictine College, including through his apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges, Ex corde Ecclesiae.


Franciscan University of Steubenville Plans World Youth Day Pilgrimage
4/7/2014
“World Youth Day offers a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow Catholics throughout the world... What a blessing to have World Youth Day in the native land of Pope John Paul II, the founder of World Youth Day.”


‘Embrace the Mission’: Bishop Ricken Seeks Authenticity in Catholic Education
4/2/2014
“Catholic colleges make the greatest contributions to other colleges and universities and to society when they are thoroughly Catholic,” Bishop Ricken said.


John Paul the Great Catholic Univ. Eagerly Awaits Patron’s Canonization
3/26/2014
Every Tuesday, the University posts a quote from Bl. John Paul II on its Facebook page.  Beginning in April, the University will post a quote from “the man, the legend, the saint” every day as a countdown to the canonization.


Cardinal Burke Tells Parents to be ‘Especially Vigilant,’ Laments Infidelity of Catholic Colleges
3/25/2014
“Adults, young people and children must be educated about the central moral questions of the day,” said Cardinal Raymond Burke.


Women’s Ordination Advocate Speaks on ‘Gender Equality’ at University of Detroit Mercy
3/24/2014
Lisa Sowle Cahill is quoted as saying, "I basically think the next generation will see the ordination of women. That change will not emanate from the top, but from the grass roots or local churches which the Vatican will then recognize."


University of Dallas Announces George Weigel as Commencement Speaker
3/10/2014
Weigel, a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is especially renowned for his biographies on Blessed Pope John Paul II.


Irish Archbishop: 3 Ways Catholic Schools Can Respond to Challenge of the Gospel
2/21/2014
Archbishop Eamon Martin asked,“to what extent do we, in our Catholic schools, facilitate young people in grasping the truths of faith, growing in love of God and neighbor, and in becoming witnesses for Christ?”


Essay Contest on John Paul II Draws Thousands of Entries, UST-Houston Reports
1/31/2014
For the tenth year in a row, the University of St. Thomas and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston held an essay contest for Catholic school students.


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.”


Students ‘Ought to Believe in the Truth,’ Writes Catholic Teacher
12/17/2013
The two goals of knowing self and knowing reality are foundational in education, explains a Catholic teacher writing for Crisis Magazine.


Faithful Faculty Are Key to Restoring Catholic Identity at Notre Dame, Says Sycamore Trust
12/13/2013
The key to a college’s Catholic identity is “what goes on in the classroom, who’s teaching and what they’re teaching,” writes the chairman of the Sycamore Trust.


1887 Trust: Newspaper Confuses Fidelity With Being ‘Rigid’
12/4/2013
A major newspaper recently accused a group—1887 Trust—committed to promoting Gonzaga University’s Catholic identity of pushing the Jesuit university “to adhere to a more rigid ideology and Catholic tradition.”


Jesuit Education Leader Downplays Importance of Hiring Mission-Ready Instructors
11/29/2013
"...the number of non-Catholic teachers should not be allowed to constitute a majority within the Institution, which is and must remain Catholic," according to Blessed John Paul II's Ex corde Ecclesiae.


Boston College’s Religious Education Department Chair Calls Priestly Celibacy ‘Hazardous’
11/27/2013
Thomas Groome said that when he was ordained in the late 1960’s, he expected that the Church would be making significant changes to the rules governing celibacy in the priesthood, but this did not happen.  


Franciscan University Pilgrims to Attend Papal Canonizations in Rome
11/20/2013
A pilgrimage led by Franciscan University president Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR will make its way to Rome next April for the canonization of Blessed Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.


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.


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.


CNSNews.com Covers Blatty’s Canon Law Petition on Georgetown’s Catholic Identity
10/24/2013
The petition, signed by more than 2,000 people so far, calls upon Church authorities, including the Pope, to help restore Catholic identity at Georgetown.


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.


Georgetown University Canon Lawyer Questions Holy See’s Authority in Blatty Petition
10/21/2013
The Rev. Orsy, S.J., a visiting professor at Georgetown, was quoted as saying, “the official title of Georgetown is ‘Georgetown University,’ not ‘Georgetown Catholic University.’"


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. 


Blatty’s Canon Law Case to Reform Georgetown Goes to Vatican
10/4/2013
Georgetown University alumnus William Peter Blatty’s petition for the implementation of Ex corde Ecclesiae

 at his alma mater has been submitted to the Vatican.



Key Official Opposes Abortion Coverage at Loyola Marymount Univ.
9/30/2013
The vice president for mission and ministry at LMU, Fr. Robert Caro, S.J., is urging the administration to drop abortion from its health coverage.


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.


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.


Annual Event in Honor of Blessed Pope John Paul II Set for DeSales University
3/25/2013
DeSales University in Center Valley, PA, will hold its annual memorial Arts & Culture series in honor of Blessed Pope John Paul II next month.


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