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8/7/2014
Heartbeat International is a network of pro-life ministries intended to meet the various needs of those facing unplanned pregnancies, and its pregnancy helpline is reachable by phone, text message, email, or live chat, to provide support for women in need.
7/1/2014
President Thierfelder said, “With the continuing help of the Becket Fund, we are inspired to fight on and we are confident that the resolution of our case will further help to ensure religious freedom for all.”
6/17/2014
The Fortnight takes place during a time, the bishops note, “when our liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the face of persecution by political power...”
6/13/2014
“We are an extension of this great university,” UST Athletic Director Todd Smith said. “We are about graduating champions of faith and character.”
6/12/2014
Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina is hosting a reception featuring Catholic Olympian, wife, and homeschooling mother of four, Rebecca Dussault.
4/7/2014
The new “Affordable Private College Model” will “serve students better, shrink general administrative costs by $1 million annually and eliminate the need for‘gap’ funding.”
1/27/2014
Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide are featured for their participation in and efforts surrounding the March for Life in a recent article by The Catholic News Agency.
1/21/2014
This year, thousands of students from Catholic colleges and universities across the United States will join the throngs of pro-life people attending the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, January 22.
11/26/2013
"...A government that forces any citizen to participate in immoral acts--like the use of abortion drugs--under threat of crippling fines is a government everyone should fear.”
11/20/2013
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is defending the college and its freedom to provide insurance coverage that it considers to be morally acceptable in accordance with Catholic teaching.
9/16/2013
“A common misconception is that world-class performance and living a life of virtue are at odds with each other.”
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."
8/13/2013
All are invited to the Catholic Athletes for Christ “Sports Conference” featuring Dr. Bill Thierfelder, president of Belmont Abbey College and a former champion athlete and coach.
7/30/2013
Less Than a Minute to Go: The Secret to World-Class Performance in Sport, Business and Everyday Life, by Belmont Abbey president Dr. Thierfelder, ties together education, spirituality and athleticism.
7/2/2013
'Quo Vadis is Latin for, "Where are you going?" It is an appropriate question for young people who are trying to determine the direction they are being called in their lives.'
5/9/2013
Rising costs, spectacular amenities, discounted tuition, and declining enrollments all add up to an uncertain future for higher education.
1/2/2013
It’s a Friday night on a college campus. Students walk out of their dorms in the dead of winter, their breath billowing out in puffs of steam, greeting friends with nods and handshakes, hopping into cars and convoying over 30 minutes to a nearby city.
12/13/2012
Belmont Abbey College was the first to sue the Obama administration over the HHS mandate last year. Following a setback where a judge, an Obama appointee,dismissed their case because the Obama administration had not yet amended regulations to better reflect religious objections as it has promised to do, Belmont Abbey College will be back in court Friday.
11/29/2012
Belmont Abbey College announced on Nov. 28 that it is reducing its annual tuition cost to $18,500 beginning in Fall 2013. This represents an almost $10,000 per year reduction in the College’s published tuition price for incoming freshmen and transfer students.
10/23/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society today released the 2012-2013 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College with significant new features, as well as a new companion magazine for Catholic high school students and their parents titled My Future, My Faith.
10/16/2012
Three colleges that appear in The Newman Guide for their fidelity to Catholic teaching were recently honored by the American Council of College Trustees and Alumni for the strength of their curriculum. Many others received high marks as well.
10/8/2012
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed its first brief in its appeal to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals requesting the Court reverse the judge’s dismissal of two HHS mandate lawsuits from Belmont Abbey College and Wheaton College.
9/14/2012
The criteria used in most college rankings, like the ones newly released by U.S. News & World Report, don’t include some of the most important factors for Catholic families choosing a college.  These include quality of the core curriculum, study in authentic Catholic theology and philosophy, interdisciplinary study, ethical formation, morality of campus life, and more.
8/25/2012
A report identifying more than 600 recent instances of government hostility to religion cites a federal agency’s 2009 ruling against Belmont Abbey College, a faithful Catholic institution.
8/20/2012
Recently we posted about a report from DePaul University, revealing that only a third of students identify as Catholic and describing religious services for Jewish and Muslim students. Now DePaul seems to be celebrating the fact, with a brochure-quality puff piece in the online publication Inside Higher Ed: "Not far from the entrance to the student center at DePaul University is a Roman Catholic chapel. The chapel, named after Saint Louise de Marillac...
8/10/2012
The federal government is seeking to have Franciscan University of Steubenville’s lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s HHS mandate thrown out of court.The government is seeking dismissal of the Catholic university’s lawsuit on the grounds that changes are already being made to meet the concerns of religious institutions. That argument has worked in the dismissal of previous lawsuits including the lawsuit by Belmont Abbey College even though those “changes” promised by the Administration have yet to be codified into the rule.
7/20/2012
A U.S. District Court dismissed Belmont Abbey College’s lawsuit against the department of Health and Human Service over the contraceptive mandate.
7/18/2012
In a blow to religious liberty, a federal judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit in which Nebraska and six other states along with a number of other plaintiffs tried to block part of the federal health care law that requires contraception coverage.
7/17/2012
Freedom isn’t free.  And it turns out that religious freedom may become extremely expensive in the near future.
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10/9/2008
Newman Guide colleges with Adoration mentioned
9/8/2008
"Belmont Abbey has embarked on a campaign to make itself a national institution with a stronger Catholic presence."
8/18/2008
Annexing three buildings from closed sister institution
8/18/2008
On Saturday in Washington, D.C., pro-life leaders and activists rallied in front of the U.S. Captitol Building to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 30 young men and women.
4/11/2008
Please Join Heritage and CNS for a Special Event
2/15/2008
Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina has amended the health insurance plan provided by its carrier to remove coverage for abortions, voluntary sterilizations and contraception.
1/17/2008
As the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision approaches, the Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) applauded the witness of Catholic colleges to the pro-life movement.

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