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Commencement Speakers Can Exemplify Colleges’ Catholic Identity
Commencement Speakers Can Exemplify Colleges’ Catholic Identity
5/6/2015 || Every year, Catholic colleges are given a distinctive opportunity in commencement ceremonies to highlight their Catholic identities and missions by selecting commencement speakers who exemplify Christian ideals.

“Honoring faithful Catholic leaders at commencement is an excellent way to signal to graduates what matters most, namely, the importance of carrying the Catholic faith into lives of service to the Church, family and society at large,” said Adam Wilson, managing editor of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, which recognizes colleges for their strong Catholic values.

Commencement speakers and honorees who especially highlight a college’s Catholic identity include Church leaders and lay people who are successful in various careers while standing publicly in support of the Catholic faith. They stand in stark contrast to the scandalous commencement choices at eight Catholic colleges previously identified by The Cardinal Newman Society.

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CUA President Argues Against Commencement Scandals
 
CUA President Argues Against Commencement Scandals
4/30/2013 || 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.


 
Gonzaga Offers Health Insurance Benefits to Same-Sex Partners
4/25/2013 || Gonzaga University offers health insurance benefits for employee's same-sex partners.

Survey Reveals Widespread Pornography Use at Notre Dame
 
Survey Reveals Widespread Pornography Use at Notre Dame
4/25/2013 || A recent survey at the University of Notre Dame revealed widespread pornography use on campus.


 
A Tale of Three (or More) Schools
4/18/2013 |Opinion| Reverend Peter M. J. Stravinskas offers his opinion on a New York Jesuit high school's decision to allow a homosexual couple to attend prom, and the responsibilities of a Catholic high school.


 
Cardinal Wuerl Supports George Washington University Chaplain
4/18/2013 || 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.

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