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11/17/2014
“The ruling still puts Catholic University and similar institutions on a lower constitutional footing than houses of worship," Lawrence Morris, CUA general counsel, told The Cardinal Newman Society.
11/11/2014
Students from colleges recommended in The Newman Guide recently appeared as guests on the Ave Maria Radio program “Mast Appeal.” The Society helped to coordinate interviews to give students the opportunity to share their experiences attending faithful Catholic colleges.
11/10/2014
Cardinal Gerhard Müller recently spoke at The Catholic University of America on how theology can be a means of evangelization.
11/7/2014
The Catholic University of America and the National Museum of Women in the Arts have collaborated to display Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea, an exhibit featuring paintings, sculptures, and textiles from Baroque and Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo, Titian, and Caravaggio.
11/5/2014
President John Garvey of The Catholic University of America (CUA) recently talked about the ways in which CUA maintains its Catholic identity in an interview with America magazine.
11/3/2014
A recent piece at Crisis Magazine warns about the dangerous effects of pornography exposure to boys and how it can significantly damage their education.
10/31/2014
The Love and Fidelity Network will hold their annual conference, focused on inculcating an authentic understanding of sexuality and relationships, at Princeton University. Nationally recognized professors will be speaking at the conference.
10/30/2014
The Cardinal Newman Society recently conducted an interview with Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, professor of theology and philosophy at Wyoming Catholic College, about his new book of sacred music compositions and its implications for Catholic education and the Church at large.
10/29/2014
Two controversial  bills passed their first reading and vote as part of the D.C. Council Consent Agenda on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The final passage of the bills may seriously violate the religious freedom of Catholic educational institutions in the city.

10/28/2014
After earning his degree in space science and applied physics followed by a master's degree in sacred theology from The Catholic University of America, Msgr. Albacete was ordained for the Archdiocese of Washington.
10/27/2014
Today a coalition including The Cardinal Newman Society, leaders of Catholic schools and colleges, and the expert attorneys of the Alliance Defending Freedom told the Obama administration that its latest rule still “directly violates the religious liberty of organizations and individuals.”
10/24/2014
With technology more accessible than ever on college campuses, young people today face significantly difficult challenges in avoiding inappropriate material and focusing on their studies.
10/17/2014
The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is offering a new certificate program in Latin American and Latino Studies. According to the University report, the program is of great import for CUA’s Catholic identity due to the growing significance of Latin America in the Church. 
10/10/2014
The Newman Society joined Catholic University and the D.C. Catholic Conference in warning the D.C. Council that a proposal to repeal religious protections would violate the religious freedom of Catholic schools and colleges.
10/8/2014
Programs set up to prevent sexual assault on campus are important, but universities should also be addressing the wider problem of students feeling pressured to engage in heavy drinking and casual sex, suggested Catholic college leaders in a recent National Catholic Register article.
10/8/2014
The Catholic University of America recently canceled a student group’s viewing of the movie “Milk” after the administration learned that the event was intended to kickoff “LGBT Awareness Month.”
10/6/2014
After a recent board of trustees meeting, John Garvey was unanimously reappointed as president of The Catholic University of America (CUA), according to The Tower. Garvey’s initial five-year appointment as the 15th president of CUA was due to expire in June 2015.
10/3/2014
The letter comes in anticipation of the upcoming Synod on the Family, and hopes to address the growing concerns surrounding marriage related issues: pornography, "no fault divorce," cohabitation before marriage, and more.
9/30/2014
Binge drinking is a problem on college and university campuses around the country, and a recent Arlington Catholic Herald article discusses what some Catholic colleges are doing to remedy the situation.
9/23/2014
Colleges recommended in The Newman Guide ranked well in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges. 
9/8/2014
Several Catholic colleges and universities recommended in The Newman Guide have issued press releases and statements commenting on the Obama administration’s recent update to the HHS mandate accommodation.
9/5/2014
Two ­Newman Guide-recommended universities—Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md., and The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.—recently formed a partnership that will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s and a law degree in six years.
8/29/2014
Washington Monthly recently released its rankings of four-year colleges and universities across the nation. This year’s 2014 college guide included many colleges and universities recommend in The Newman Guide.
8/26/2014
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Catholic Education is in the process of identifying and inviting Catholic college presidents and bishops to discuss topics of Catholic education in America in a new working group.
8/25/2014
In his new position, Corbin said he sees how all his studies and experiences are coming together as a culmination of years of preparation.“ This is incredible,” he said, “this is what I’ve been training for or hoping to do and I’m thrilled to be part of it.”
8/7/2014
The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, Calif., and University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., were ranked among the top 16 percent of four year colleges in the United States.
7/31/2014
Four Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide for their strong Catholic identity were recently recognized by Forbes Magazine as 2014 Top Colleges.
7/17/2014
"Our teaching, of course, is that that relationship [should] be a product of exclusive love between two married people," said Lawrence J. Morris, the university's general counsel and a retired Army colonel.
7/1/2014
In recent weeks, law professors at The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law have played major roles in three victories at the U.S. Supreme Court.
6/3/2014
Eight U.S. Cardinals and 750 guests recently gathered for the 25th annual “American Cardinals Dinner” at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City to raise scholarship money for Catholic University of America students.
5/30/2014
Catholic University of America President John Garvey argued that the “vigorous community reaction to the ‘black mass’ can provide us with some consolation.”
5/21/2014
Addressing members of the class of 2014 from the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Rivers said that, “No matter where one is on his or her faith journey, it is fitting to say Nunc Coepi.”
5/20/2014
“It seems that we are regressing,” lamented Jeanette De Melo. “We have twenty, what I would say ‘poor choices’ this year, as opposed to only six last year.”  
5/19/2014
A few years ago, Saint Jerome Academy in Hyattsville, Md., reportedly faced “declining enrollment and funding,” at which time it switched to a Catholic classical curriculum, according to the report done by EWTN’s Wyatt Goolsby.
5/9/2014
Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, honored its commencement speaker Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love, Catholic University of America politics professor, at graduation ceremonies on May 4.
4/30/2014
“The coolest thing about this pilgrimage is that we know a saint,” Andreas Widmer said. “Pope John Paul II was a normal person to me. He was my boss. To go to the canonization of someone you know is really amazing.”
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.”
4/4/2014
“I hope the take-away for most people is, we need to look at the teachings of our popes and bishops, especially John Paul II’s Gospel of Life. We need to really take that to heart, and go forth and evangelize.”
4/1/2014
The cases will continue in the Court of Appeals in the Washington D.C. Circuit and the option of either the plaintiffs or defendants appealing the federal court’s decision is still available.
3/31/2014
Archbishop Lori of Baltimore will speak on “What it Means to be Pro-Life in Today’s Society” on April 1 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
3/26/2014
This semester, the Vatican International “Eucharistic Miracles of the World” exhibit will make a circuit around the continental United States, courtesy of The Cardinal Newman Society.
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.
3/20/2014
“Engineering New Frontiers” is a weeklong camp, the “High School Drama Institute” is a two-week program and “Experiences in Architecture” is a three-week workshop.
3/18/2014
“There are excesses and abuses in business and in our capitalist society, and Pope Francis has named many of them. There is also nobility, as he reminds us. We need to recognize the differences.”
3/17/2014
The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will offer a new academic program, the Master of Catechesis (M.Cat.), beginning this summer with classes both on-site and online.
3/4/2014
"As you promote religious freedom abroad, please also give attention to preserving the First Amendment freedoms of all Americans here at home,” the letter stated.
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.”
2/26/2014
Fr. Jude DeAngelo says that he and the others involved in campus ministry “go meet” students and serve to “evangelize the next generation.”
2/19/2014
Peter Casarella and Patrick Deneen, respectively professors of theology and political science at Notre Dame, reportedly spoke alongside David Schindler, the dean emeritus of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family.
2/13/2014
Philip Rivers, a Pro Bowl quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, will address the graduating class and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at CUA’s commencement exercises in May.
2/3/2014
Students from three Newman Guide-recommended colleges—The Catholic University of America, John Paul the Great University and Francisca nUniversity of Steubenville—are featured for their initiatives to aid those in need.
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.
1/23/2014
When Archbishop Quevedo is elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Francis on February 22, he will become the 12th living cardinal who has attended The Catholic University of America.
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.
1/16/2014
The report indicates that Ave Maria was an easy choice for the number one spot on the list, noting that some law schools on the list "are stark about the relationship" to religion on campus.
1/15/2014
The Catholic University of America and Christendom College, which are recommended in The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, “aim to stand out from the crowd,” said Colleen Carroll Campbell.
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.”
1/3/2014
Last month, The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception held the 24th annual Christmas Concert for Charity, which raised $9,000.
1/2/2014
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, in a 2-1 ruling, granted a last-minute request by The Catholic University of America, the Archbishop of Washington and three Catholic schools. 
12/23/2013
The Catholic University of America (CUA) today vowed to appeal a ruling by a D.C. federal judge that the HHS mandate does not impose a substantial burden on its religious freedom, CUA spokesman Victor Nakas told The Cardinal Newman Society today.
12/17/2013
The faithful Catholic university labeled the protest “an unfortunate effort to manufacture controversy and score political points.”
12/13/2013
Catholic University of America reports that Pope Francis endorsed the campaign to end global hunger, which is sponsored by Caritas Internationalis.
12/4/2013
University of Dallas and The Catholic University of America were recently recognized for high undergraduate participation in study abroad programs.
12/4/2013
Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, will receive the Patronal Medal from The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
11/25/2013
On November 15, CUA canon law student Fr. James Bradley used the "Blessing of Printing Offices" from the Roman Ritual to bless the staff, books, and equipment of CUA Press.
11/21/2013
“So, the Pope made the driver stop, and he turned around...[he] looked at me, and smiled. It was surreal. My eyes were full of tears because he stopped just for me.”
11/21/2013
This week Pope Francis named Msgr. Michael Olson as the new bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth, according to Vatican Information Service.
11/20/2013
"It is an honor to be recognized by Kiplinger’s both for our academic excellence and for providing a quality education at a reasonable cost," said Franciscan's vice president of Enrollment Services.
11/14/2013
The grant will allow CUA to host three visiting scholars who will conduct research on principled entrepreneurship and teach in the recently created School of Business and Economics at the university.
11/13/2013
On November 13, the university is celebrating a Mass for the intentions of Philippine people, especially the family and friends of the student body who were affected.
10/30/2013
CUA is ending relations with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) because of its position that social workers should support access to abortions for clients.
10/9/2013
Reilly stated, “Fr. Sheridan is the perfect choice to lead Franciscan University into the future, with commitment to both serious academics and strong Catholic identity. We look forward to working closely with him, as we have his predecessors.”
10/3/2013
Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese human rights activist, announced at a press conference that he will serve as distinguished visiting fellow of The Catholic University of America.
10/3/2013
Notre Dame’s conference, “Mary On the Eve of the Second Vatican Council,” is being held from Oct. 6-8 and is free and open to the public.
10/2/2013
Chen Guangcheng, the blind human-rights activist who escaped China last year after taking refuge in the U.S. Embassy, will be affiliated with The Catholic University of America.
9/20/2013
Thomas Aquinas College announced today that it has joined the lawsuit re-filed today by Catholic University of America and the Archdiocese of Washington to halt the HHS insurance mandate
9/4/2013
“I’m not sure it’s a great idea to have the federal government rate colleges,” Garvey reportedly told The Washington Post.
9/4/2013
Since taking over as president of CUA in 2010, Garvey has taken many steps toward solidifying the University’s reputation as faithfully Catholic.
8/29/2013
Catholic colleges, especially faithful ones, face unique obstacles when it comes to offering online degrees, because they are responsible for not only academic growth but spiritual growth.
8/7/2013
Thomas Aquinas College, the University of Dallas, and The Catholic University of America are in the top 15% of the country in terms of offering the best undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review. 
8/7/2013
The clinic will include a workshop for governors and their staffs on the responsibilities of clemency powers and students will prepare pardon applications. Former Maryland Governor Ehrlich, however, was on the advisory board of Republicans for Choice when he ran for governor, according to The Baltimore Sun.
8/7/2013
Many other Christian colleges were also named on the list,making it evident that anything less than promotion of the LGBT lifestyle is seen as “unfriendly.”
7/25/2013
CUA's lawsuit against the HHS mandate was tossed out of court this year because the Obama admin. had not finalized it, but now the rule is finalized CUA must decide whether or not to renew the court fight.
7/25/2013
"In an age when things might at times seem hopeless, it is important for us to be reminded not only of the role we play in the world, but also of the continual presence of the Lord."
7/17/2013
The National Catholic Register published a piece recently extolling the many ways which John Garvey increased the Catholic identity of The Catholic University of America since taking over as president.
7/1/2013
"Worship is a private activity shared within a community of believers. The First Amendment protects the free exercise of religion, though, an idea that comprises many forms of activity motivated by conscientious belief"
6/27/2013
Homosexual students and culture are gaining acceptance at many Catholic colleges and universities across the United States, according to a report at Religion & Politics.
6/17/2013
Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., who served as the President of The Catholic University of America from 1978 to 1982, passed away June 13 at the age of 92.
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."
6/3/2013
Andrew Abela, dean of CUA's new School of Business and Economics, discusses CUA's model for business education.
5/31/2013
The Catholic University of America President John Garvey argues that there's no inconsistency between the goals of preventing sexual violence and promoting chastity.
5/22/2013
At the commencement ceremony on May 18, Catholic University of America President John Garvey presented Timothy R.W. McEvoy with the President's Award, the highest honor presented to a senior graduating from CUA.
5/15/2013
CUA law professor Mark Rienzi demonstrates that a culture that celebrates abortion as a constitutional right has led to an increase in the murder rates among babies less than a year old.
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.
4/25/2013
Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., recently hosted the "Peacebuilding 2013: Pacem in Terris at 50" conference which examined a range of issues and the Church's teachings about peace.
4/15/2013
On Thursday, April 11, President Obama posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry to Father Emil Kapaun, a U.S. Army chaplain and alumnus of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
1/28/2013
Professor John M. Rist, the Chair of the philosophy department at the Catholic University of America will give the Third Annual Aquinas Lecture today at Ave Maria University.
1/28/2013
Another challenge to the Department of Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate has been dismissed by a federal judge who decided that it’s too early to hear the lawsuit
1/28/2013
EWTN will reportedly be televising the annual Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas at The Catholic University of America (CUA) in association with the Dominican House of Studies and the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA).
1/8/2013
The Catholic University of America announced today the creation of a new School of Business and Economics based on Catholic social doctrine and the natural law.
1/3/2013
“It is with deep humility and gratitude that I received the news that the Holy Father is entrusting me with this service to the Church,” Fr. Oliver told CNA/EWTN News. “Receiving this assignment during the Year of Faith is inspirational and it is challenging.”
12/26/2012
“You can’t pick and choose in Catholic moral teaching” said John Rist, a philosopher and professor at The Catholic University of America in an interview with Vatican Voices. To do so, he added, “is just cowardly.”
12/26/2012
Following this month’s announcement that The Catholic University of America haddeclined to formally recognize a homosexual student organization on campus, CUA spokesperson Victor Nakas explained the decision as upholding the University’s Catholic mission
12/19/2012
Over 500 students at The Catholic University of America have signed a petition to have Starbucks removed from the campus, citing the coffee giant’s financial support of Planned Parenthood and its efforts to overturn traditional marriage.
12/18/2012
Fr. Peter Daly, pastor of St. John Vianney parish in Prince Frederick, Md., knows just how to find a sympathetic audience when one wants to protest a decision upholding Catholic morality and identity in the Church.
12/11/2012
In the same week that the University of Notre Dame approved of a gay student organization, The Catholic University of America denied official recognition to a gay student organization on campus, reportedly citing a concern that it could become an “advocacy group.”
12/4/2012
The Catholic University of America and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will celebrate the annual Christmas Concert for Charity on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
11/27/2012
The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law has hired a new dean. The National Law Journal is reporting that Daniel Attridge, managing partner of Kirkland & Ellis’ Washington office, will take over in July 2013 from acting dean, George Garvey.
11/1/2012
Many Catholic colleges and universities are taking part in the “Year of Faith” proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, with spiritual and academic activities aimed at strengthening faith on campus, according to a new report published by The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).
10/25/2012
The Archbishop of Manila, who this week was named a cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI, earned his doctorate at The Catholic University of America.  Cardinal-designate Luis Tagle, 55, of Manila, Philippines, was the youngest of six cardinals announced this week by Pope Benedict XVI.
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.
10/1/2012
Speaking at Georgetown University as the keynote speaker for the Catholic Perspectives on Religious Freedom Conference, Cardinal Donald Wuerl recommended Dignitatis Humanae, the Second Vatican Council’s “Declaration on Religious Freedom,” as a guide to defending the “first freedom,” according to The National Catholic Register.
9/28/2012
The  Students for Life at The Catholic University of America hosted the president of Feminists for Life last week, according to the campus newspaper. Serrin M. Foster delivered a lecture called “The Feminist Case Against Abortion” to a packed house in the Karl F. Herzfeld Auditorium in Hannan Hall.
9/20/2012
Religious liberty experts at a conference at The Catholic University of America reminded us that what Americans are experiencing with threats to the First Amendment is only a taste of the religious persecution that continues abroad.
9/4/2012
Last year, there was a media firestorm about a complaint filed by a George Washington University Professor against The  Catholic University of America alleging discrimination of Muslims at the Catholic college. The complaint stated that crosses and other Christian symbols were offensive to Muslims.
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.
7/19/2012
American evangelicals and Catholics have not always been the best of friends, writes John Garvey, the president of The Catholic University of America, and Wheaton College President Dr. Philip Ryken in a joint editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal. But in recent years...
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12/18/2008
Appears to conflict with the CUA speakers policy issued last September
11/12/2008
Celebrating 20th anniversary of John Paul II's Mulieris Dignitatem
10/9/2008
Newman Guide colleges with Adoration mentioned
9/16/2008
No candidates may speak on campus during an election season.
8/29/2008
The Benemerenti Medal was instituted by Pope Gregory XVI in 1832.
8/21/2008
Fr. O'Connell: "The unity of reason, faith and service must be very evident here."
7/31/2008
From July 29 through October 19, 2008 The Catholic University of America is commemorating Pope Benedict XVI’s historic April 17 visit to the Washington, DC campus with a Papal Exhibit.
7/16/2008
A professor at The Catholic University of America (CUA) with a history of undermining the Catholic Church’s opposition to contraception has again spoken out publicly in an interview with Canada’s National Post, as disclosed by LifeSite News.
3/4/2008
Catholic University of America Becomes Part of International Papal Prayer Session
9/23/2007
Reports earlier this month indicated that pro-abortion Catholic Senator John Kerry was invited and scheduled to speak at Catholic University.
5/10/2007
Catholic universities must “attract to our campuses not only those who are the ‘best in their fields’ but also ‘the best in their faith,’”

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