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  • Stephen Schneck Ph.D. Headshot

    Retiring Catholic U prof plans to continue engaging in public policy debates

    April 20, 2017

    Stephen Schneck, director, IPR and associate professor, politics, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on his love of politics, history at IPR, and upcoming retirement.

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  • Michael Root Ph.D. Headshot

    Conference to look at Luther’s impact 500 years after Reformation

    April 20, 2017

    Nelson Minnich, professor, Church history, and Michael Root, professor, theology, were quoted in a Catholic News Service article on the upcoming conference at Catholic University on the 500th anniversary of the reformation.

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  • Can Pro-Lifers Be Feminist?

    April 15, 2017

    Angela Knobel, associate professor, philosophy, was mentioned in a Catholic News Service story on a panel discussion on being pro-life and femist hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology. The panel was also covered by Aleteia. 

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  • How Three Washington Colleges Are Shaping Their Neighborhoods

    April 14, 2017

    Washingtonian Magazine ran a story on three colleges shaping their neighborhoods that featured Catholic University’s Monroe Street Market development.

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  • Rising Star: Tim Keith

    April 14, 2017

    Tim Keith, senior biomedical engineering major, was profiled on ABC7 as a “Rising Star.”

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  • Matthew Green Ph.D. Headshot

    At home, rebel Republican lawmakers pay no price for defying Trump

    April 13, 2017

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Reuters story on Freedom Caucus members.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis Ph.D. Headshot

    Was President Trump Right to ‘Punish’ Syria With Missile Strikes?

    April 13, 2017

    Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on just war theory and the recent missile strikes in Syria.

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  • Cara H. Drinan J.D. Headshot

    Three Reasons Why Virginia May Execute an Innocent Man

    April 13, 2017

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, published commentary in Huffington Post on a scheduled execution in Virginia and why the governor should grant clemency.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Trump erred in hitting Syria without Congressional green light

    April 12, 2017

    University President John Garvey published an op-ed in Catholic News Service on the missile strike in Syria.

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  • Will Trump’s plan for religious freedom make churches the next SuperPACs?

    April 12, 2017

    Roger Colinvaux, director, law and public policy program, was quoted in an Angelus News story on the consequences of a repeal of the Johnson Amendment.  

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    Arkansas Bans Sex-Selective Abortions

    April 12, 2017

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the banning of sex-selective abortions.

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  • Mary G. Leary J.D. Headshot

    Websites where children are prostituted are immune from prosecution. But why?

    April 12, 2017

    Mary Leary, professor, law, published an op-ed in the Washington Post about steps congress could take to help keep children safe from being victimized and trafficked.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    How To Keep Christ in Holy Week

    April 11, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about how to keep Christ in Holy Week.

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  • Cara H. Drinan J.D. Headshot

    Christian Leaders Ask Governor McAuliffe to Halt Teleguz Execution

    April 10, 2017

    Cara Drinan, professor, law, was interviewed in a NBC29 (Charlottesville, Va.) story on Christian leaders asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to halt an execution.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk Ph.D. Headshot

    How to Get There from Here

    April 08, 2017

    Michael Pakaluk, professor ad interim, business, published commentary on the love of learning in The Catholic Thing.

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  • Antonio F. Perez J.D. Headshot

    Were Missile Strikes in Syria "Just War"?

    April 07, 2017

    Antonio F. Perez, professor, law, appeared on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the moral question raised by the U.S. missile strike against Syria, whether the President's use of military force is considered a just war.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi Ph.D. Headshot

    What Catholic Leaders Say about Missile Strikes in Syria

    April 07, 2017

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about U.S. missile strikes in Syria.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk Ph.D. Headshot

    Sacramental Confession as a Glance at the Bronze Serpent

    April 07, 2017

    Michael Pakaluk, professor ad interim, business, published commentary in the Boston Pilot on confession.

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    Catholic News Agency on recent Chemical Attack in Syria

    April 05, 2017

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the recent chemical attack in Syria.

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  • Matthew Green Ph.D. Headshot

    Defunding Planned Parenthood Puts GOP on the Hot Seat

    April 04, 2017

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on healthcare reform and defunding Planned Parenthood.

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  • Jay W.  Richards Ph.D. Headshot

    Effect of "Bathroom Bills on Economy

    April 03, 2017

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Washington Times story on bathroom bills.

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  • Kurt Martens J.C.D. Headshot

    Reforms of the Roman Curia

    March 31, 2017

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was interviewed for an America story on reforms of the Roman Curia.

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  • Catholic University Partners with NASA

    March 30, 2017

    Several outlets, including WTOP, the Washington Business Journal, and the Baltimore Sun, reported on Catholic University’s partnership with the University of Maryland and Howard University with NASA for the Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CREST II).

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  • Catholic News Service covers Panel on Archives

    March 30, 2017

    Catholic News Service covered a panel on archives of religious orders that was hosted by IPR.

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  • Archbishop Gomez on Immigration

    March 30, 2017

    Catholic News Agency and El Pregonero ran stories on Archbishop Jose Gomez’s talk at CUA on Tap on immigration.

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  • Catholic University, Peggy Noonan & ‘Fireworks in Heaven’

    March 30, 2017

    Kathryn Jean Lopez, alumna and editor-at-large of National Review Online, published a positive reaction to the announcement of Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan as commencement speaker.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis Ph.D. Headshot

    Just War Theory and North Korean Threat

    March 29, 2017

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, published commentary in National Catholic Register on just war theory and the current threat posed by North Korea.

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  • Kevin Forbes Ph.D. Headshot

    EWTN News Nightly Interview on Climate Change

    March 28, 2017

    Kevin Forbes, associate professor, economics, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on Donald Trump’s climate change executive order.

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  • Jay W.  Richards Ph.D. Headshot

    Pro-Life Advocates Demanding Reconciliation Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

    March 27, 2017

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, was quoted in a Washington Times story about pro-life advocates demanding a reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood.

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  • Seminarian's Call to Vocation Covered by Post

    March 26, 2017

    Seminarian Anthony Ferguson shared his call to religious vocation in the Washington Post Style section.

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  • Review: ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ at The Catholic University of America

    March 25, 2017

    The School of Music’s performance of ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ was reviewed by DC Metro Theater Arts.

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  • What is Neil Gorsuch's religion? It's complicated

    March 22, 2017

    William Daniel, assistant professor, canon law, was quoted in a CNN story about Neil Gorsuch’s religious background.

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  • Matthew Green Ph.D. Headshot

    The Trump-Ryan Cure for Obamacare: What’s in Play

    March 22, 2017

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Role Catholic Faith Plays in College

    March 22, 2017

    Veronica McCarthy, senior politics major, was quoted in a Trenton Monitor story on the role faith plays in college.

    The Monitor also wrote about the annual National Collection and contributions from Trenton. 

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  • CUA Law Student Veda Rasheed (3E) Selected as a Law Student of the Year by The National Jurist Magazine

    March 20, 2017

    Veda Rasheed, law student, was profiled in The National Jurist magazine as Mid-Atlantic Law Student of the Year.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    The empty chaos of today’s art might be telling us something

    March 20, 2017

    University President John Garvey published his monthly column in Catholic News Service on a distinctively Catholic vision of the arts.

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    What will the US do next for ISIS genocide survivors?

    March 20, 2017

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on a Knights of Columbus donation of $2 million to help persecuted Christians.

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  • Msgr. Thomas J. Green S.T.L., J.C.D. Headshot

    Will Pope Francis Allow Married Men to Become Priests?

    March 20, 2017

    Msgr. Thomas Green, Stephan Kuttner Distinguished Professor of Canon Law, and Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, were quoted in an Atlantic story on Pope Francis saying he’s open to the possibility of ordaining married men as priests.

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  • St. Patrick’s Day Events Highlight an Irish Divide Over Trump

    March 16, 2017

    Timothy Meagher, associate professor of history, was quoted in a New York Times story on Irish-Americans, politics, and immigration.

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  • UN peace-making forum responds to Pope Francis, demonstrates optimism

    March 15, 2017

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on a March 2 peace making forum at the United Nations.

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  • Need seen for bringing Catholic-Muslim dialogue to wider U.S. public

    March 15, 2017

    Rev. Sidney Griffith, professor emeritus, Semitics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the need for more Catholic-Muslim dialogue.

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  • Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti D.Min., Ph.D. Headshot

    Will Pope Francis Allow Married Men to Become Priests?

    March 13, 2017

    Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Washington Post story on Pope Francis saying he is open to the possibility of ordaining married men as priests.

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  • William D. Dinges Ph.D. Headshot

    Anti-Catholic preacher - nothing new in Oregon

    March 08, 2017

    William Dinges, professor, religion and culture, was quoted in a Catholic Sentinel article on Bible Preachers who protest Catholics in Oregon.

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  • Andrew Yeo Ph.D. Headshot

    Pyeongtaek: A US base, Americana in rural South Korea

    March 06, 2017

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Al Jazeera story on the town surrounding Camp Humphreys base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

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  • Very Rev. Mark Morozowich S.E.O.D. Headshot

    The horror of Ukraine's forgotten famine still casts a shadow

    March 06, 2017

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, and Michael Kimmage, associate professor, history, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency on Holodomor, an induced famine in Ukraine.

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  • Lucia Silecchia J.D. Headshot

    EWTN Pro-life Weekly - 2017-03-03

    March 06, 2017

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, appeared on EWTN's Pro-life Weekly to discuss Washington, D.C.'s assisted suicide laws.

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    Security in the Aftermath of ISIS

    March 03, 2017

    Robert Destro, professor, law, co-authored an article in The American Interest on Security in the Aftermath of ISIS.

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  • Catholics called to stand against ‘alt-right’ views but seek dialogue

    March 03, 2017

    Robert Christian and Daniel Petri, graduate students in politics and IPR fellows, published commentary in Crux on why they believe no Christian can support the alt-right.

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  • Stamp honoring President Kennedy offers reminder of his enduring legacy

    March 03, 2017

    Maria Mazzenga, education archivist, was quoted in a Crux story about a new stamp honoring John F. Kennedy.

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  • Andreas Widmer M.A. Headshot

    New program at Catholic University promotes economic stability in the inner city through small business growth

    March 02, 2017

    University President John Garvey; William Bowman, dean, business; Robert Keith, entrepreneur-in-residence; and Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship; were quoted in a Catholic Standard story on the kick off of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. See below.Keith was also quoted in an El Pregonero story.

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  • Paul Scherz Ph.D. Headshot

    Christianity is engaging Artificial Intelligence, but in the right way

    March 02, 2017

    Paul Scherz, assistant professor, moral theology, published commentary in Crux on Artificial Intelligence and Church teaching.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    A divided nation has a surprising consensus on one problem

    March 02, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, wrote about recent political poll results in his weekly Washington Examiner column.

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  • Summer Programs to Enrich Catholic Students

    March 02, 2017

    The Light the World summer camp program was mentioned in a Catholic Digest listing of summer camps for high school students at Catholic colleges.

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  • The Church & Transgender Identity

    March 01, 2017

    David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, published an essay in Commonweal on transgender identity and the Church.

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  • Mary G. Leary J.D. Headshot

    Supreme Court hears case of Mexican teen shot at border

    March 01, 2017

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the Supreme Court case involving a Mexican teen shot dead by a border patrol agent.

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  • Kurt Martens J.C.D. Headshot

    POPE FRANCIS' VISION OF A MERCIFUL CHURCH LEAVES HIM OPEN TO ACCUSATIONS OF BEING SOFT ON PRIESTS WHO ABUSE CHILDREN

    March 01, 2017

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Tablet story on mercy and serial abusers in the Church.

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  • Review: ‘SISSY Accompanied by Johann Sebastian Bach and a Mouse’ at The Catholic University of America’s Hartke Theatre

    March 01, 2017

    MFA Playwriting student Garret Milton’s play “SISSY” was reviewed by DC Metro Theater Arts.

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  • Entering Lent in the Digital Age

    March 01, 2017

    Student Angela Fragale was interviewed about why she posted an #Ashtag to social media on Ash Wednesday.

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  • Athletes face unique challenges on, off campus Schools help students deal with the internal and external pressures of sports and college life

    March 01, 2017

    Michael Phelan, associate campus minister for men’s ministry, retreats, and athletics, Becky Hoisl, senior education major, and Patrick Quintana, alumnus, were quoted in Our Sunday Visitor stories on fostering faith in athletes during college.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    At his funeral friends praise faith and humanity of Michael Novak

    March 01, 2017

    University President John Garvey was quoted in a Crux story on the funeral of Michael Novak.

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  • What Benefits Can I Get After Graduation?

    February 27, 2017

    Kyra Lyons, assistant vice president, alumni relations, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on benefits offered to college alumni.

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  • Brookland: Where Change and Charm Collide

    February 27, 2017

    DC’s Urban Turf blog wrote about the Brookland neighborhood, which borders the University.

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  • Saint Peter's Chair

    February 22, 2017

    He also wrote about the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter for First Things.

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  • Mary G. Leary J.D. Headshot

    The Sexual Exploitation of Minors and Trafficking

    February 22, 2017

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor article on the sexual exploitation of minors and trafficking.

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  • Lucia Silecchia J.D. Headshot

    International Human Rights

    February 22, 2017

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on international human rights (minute 14:27)

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  • Trump wants to cut red tape? He should start with the CFPB.

    February 22, 2017

    He also published commentary in the Hill on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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  • The Collection of Ethiopian Manuscripts

    February 22, 2017

    Monica Blanchard, curator Semitics/ICOR Collections, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on the collection of Ethiopian religious manuscripts

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Why Appeal the Johnson Amendment? There is Wisdom in it

    February 22, 2017

    University President John Garvey’s monthly Catholic News Service column was published on why not to repeal the Johnson Amendment.

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi Ph.D. Headshot

    The Resignation of General Flynn

    February 21, 2017

    Joseph Capizzi, professor, moral theology, was interviewed on EWTN News nightly on the resignation of General Flynn.

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  • Melissa Moschella Ph.D. Headshot

    Does Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Believe the Constitution Is God's Law?

    February 21, 2017

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed about morality and natural law for a Mother Jones story on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    The Politics of Good Media, Bad Media

    February 20, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, wrote about media, politics, and truth for his Washington Examiner column.

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  • Celibacy is not the Cause of Sexual Abuse of Priests

    February 20, 2017

    Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, research associate professor, traveled to Colombia as a consultant to the Papal Commission on the Protection of Minors. He gave six workshops to bishops, priests, religious, and lay professionals engaged in the work of child protection. His visit was covered by the country's largest newspaper, El Tiempo.

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  • Andreas Widmer M.A. Headshot

    Michael Novak, Catholic Scholar Who Made Moral Case for Capitalism, Dies at 83

    February 20, 2017

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship, published commentary in the Washington Post and Crux on Novak.

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  • The Vice of Luxury

    February 20, 2017

    David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, took part in a podcast on the vice of luxury

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  • Kurt Martens J.C.D. Headshot

    Historic Anglican- Use Parish Faces Challenges in Bid to Join Ordinance

    February 20, 2017

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the the suspension of a pastor at an Anglican-use parish in Texas.

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  • Michael Novak, Catholic Scholar Who Made Moral Case for Capitalism, Dies at 83

    February 20, 2017

    Max Torres, Centesimus Annus Della Ratta Family Foundation Endowed Professor, business, published commentary on Novak in Our Sunday Visitor.

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  • Religion and Lying

    February 20, 2017

    David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, was interviewed in a Religion News Service article on “alternative facts” and the immorality of lying.

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  • In Defense of the Federal Circuit: TC Heartland and Patent Venue

    February 20, 2017

    Megan M. La Belle, associate professor, law, coauthored an article at Patently-O on the federal circuit and patent law.

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  • Michael  Pakaluk Ph.D. Headshot

    Remembering Michael Novak

    February 20, 2017

    Michael Pakaluk, professor ad interim, business, published an essay in the Catholic Thing on Michael Novak. 

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  • Why We Need a Religious Freedom Move from Trump

    February 16, 2017

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency on President Trump and religious freedom.

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  • Why the American Creed isn't Working

    February 15, 2017

    He also published a column on why the American creed isn’t working for the Washington Examiner.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    St. Valentine, Martyr

    February 15, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, systematic theology, published an essay on St. Valentine in First Things

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  • John S. Grabowski Ph.D. Headshot

    Valentine's Day and Amoris Laetitia

    February 15, 2017

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, and his wife Claire, were interviewed for a story in Crux on Valentine’s Day and Amoris Laetitia.

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  • Keep Dark Money Out of Charity

    February 15, 2017

    Roger Colinvaux, professor of law, participated in a debate over the Johnson Amendment in U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Luanne D. Zurlo MBA Headshot

    Trump Executive Orders Tackle Immigrants and Refugees

    February 15, 2017

    Luanne Zurlo, assistant professor, finance, commented on the social ramifications of immigration policy in the National Catholic Register.

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  • Aaron Michael Butts Ph.D. Headshot

    Couple Donates Ethiopian Manuscripts to Catholic University

    February 15, 2017

    Aaron Butts, assistant professor, semitics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the donation of Ethiopian prayer scrolls (related video posted within story).

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  • Andrew Yeo Ph.D. Headshot

    U.S.- Japan Relations

    February 15, 2017

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published commentary in the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog on U.S.-Japan relations

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Catholic Universities in Academia

    February 15, 2017

    John Garvey, University President, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on the role of Catholic universities in academia.

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  • Melissa Moschella Ph.D. Headshot

    Live Debate on Abortion

    February 09, 2017

    Melissa Moschella participating in a New York Times Facebook Live debate on abortion.

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  • The Dignity of Work

    February 09, 2017

    The National Catholic Register mentioned Arthur Brooks’ lecture in an editorial about the dignity of work.

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  • Luanne D. Zurlo MBA Headshot

    Balancing Compassion, Sovereignty, and Security in Immigration Reform.

    February 09, 2017

    Luanne Zurlo published commentary in The Stream on balancing compassion, sovereignty, and security in immigration reform.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar Ph.D. Headshot

    President Trump and Immigration Policy

    February 09, 2017

    Enrique Pumar appeared on Digalo Aqui to discuss President Trump and immigration policy.

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  • John K. White Ph.D. Headshot

    The Pride We're Losing in Our President

    February 09, 2017

    John White published commentary in New York Daily News on the pride we’re losing in our president.

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  • Lucia Silecchia J.D. Headshot

    "Rejecting a View That Any Human Life is Dispensable"

    February 08, 2017

    Lucia Silecchia published commentary in the Environmental Forum magazine titled “Rejecting a View that Any Human Life is Dispensable.

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  • America Needs Work

    February 08, 2017

    Max Torres wrote on capitalism and free markets in First Things.

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  • Overturning Roe vs. Wade

    February 06, 2017

    Michael Pakaluk’s remarks to the Massachusetts Caucus at the March for Life were published in the Boston Pilot.

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  • Michael Root Ph.D. Headshot

    500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

    February 06, 2017

    Michael Root was on Religion & Ethics Newsweekly to talk about the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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  • Growth of U.S. Hispanic Population a Blessing

    February 06, 2017

    The Hispanic Innovators of Faith lecture was covered by the Catholic Standard and picked up by Catholic News Service.

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  • Trump and Trade: A Catholic Take

    February 06, 2017

    Jay Richards was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on international trade agreements.

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  • African American Sainthood causes Illustrate the Beauty of Everyday Holliness

    February 06, 2017

    Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, who earned her doctorate from Catholic University, was mentioned in a wrap-up of African-American causes for sainthood in the National Catholic Register.

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  • Monroe Street Market has created a true "college town" feel

    February 06, 2017

    Washingtonian ran an article about how Monroe Street Market has created a true “college town” feel in Northeast D.C.

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  • Digitization preserving Catholic news

    February 03, 2017

    Tim Meagher was quoted in a story by Catholic News Service on the digitization of Catholic news.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    What makes a University Catholic?

    February 03, 2017

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, discusses how to build a great Catholic university which upholds both academic freedom and fidelity to mission in Commonweal Magazine.

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  • Conference aims to debunk 'higher standard of living fallacy'

    February 03, 2017

    David Cloutier was interviewed by Crux on IPR’s recent Erroneous Autonomy conference and how he feels we need to reframe issues to better illustrate our larger commitments.

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  • Mary G. Leary J.D. Headshot

    We've allowed a culture that devalues women to blossom

    January 30, 2017

    Mary Leary published commentary in National Review on how our culture has allowed misogyny, which is now reflected politically.

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  • Anti-abortion addicts feel the tide is changing

    January 30, 2017

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  • Why can't one be pro-life and pro-woman?

    January 30, 2017

    Angela Knobel published an op-ed in the Washington Examiner reflecting on the Women’s March and March for Life arguing against the idea that feminists cannot be pro-life

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  • Trump's policies and pro-life movement

    January 30, 2017

    Student Jeanne Marie Hathaway was quoted in an Atlantic story on President Trump’s policies and the pro-life movement.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    What should guide U.S. immigration policy: self-interest or charity?

    January 26, 2017

    University President John Garvey published commentary in America Magazine on U.S. immigration policy. The op-ed was quoted in a Catholic News Agency wrap-up of Catholic leaders' reactions.

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  • Our Sunday Visitor on advancing the culture of life

    January 25, 2017

    Lawrence Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy, published commentary in Our Sunday Visitor on advancing the culture of life.

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  • History of CIA memorial wall and backdrop for Donald Trump

    January 25, 2017

    Nicholas Dujmovic, visiting professor, intelligence studies, and CIA historian, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the history of the CIA memorial wall, which served as a backdrop for a speech by Donald Trump.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    Chad Pecknold on how he became pro-life

    January 25, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published commentary in the Examiner on how he came to become pro-life.

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  • Stephen Schneck Ph.D. Headshot

    Religion and new Trump administration

    January 23, 2017

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was part of a panel discussion on PBS' Religion & Ethics Newsweekly to discuss religion and the new Trump administration.

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  • John Garvey J.D. Headshot

    Trump and the forgotten America of the Fourth World

    January 23, 2017

    University President John Garvey published commentary in Catholic News Service on the "fourth world" population in the United States.

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  • Lucia Silecchia J.D. Headshot

    Legacy of Roe vs. Wade extends beyond abortion

    January 23, 2017

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, published commentary in Crux on the legacy of Roe. v. Wade

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    Prayers for Inauguration

    January 23, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, and Emmjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director, Campus Ministry, spoke to Catholic News Service about the presidential transition, how Donald Trump's policy vision aligns and conflicts with U.S. Bishops', and how Catholics are called to pray for leaders and communities.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    Chad Pecknold's Twitter Course Publicized in several news outlets

    January 19, 2017

    Chad Pecknold’s Twitter course on Augustine’s City of God was publicized in several outlets including Crux, National Review, CatholicVote.org, and the Washington Examiner.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold Ph.D. Headshot

    ACLU's #PeoplesOath

    January 19, 2017

    Chad Pecknold published an op-ed in the Washington Examiner on the ACLU’s #PeoplesOath

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  • John XII, The youngest Pope in history

    January 19, 2017

    Kenneth Pennington was quoted in a Time story on John XII, the youngest pope in history.

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  • Mary G. Leary J.D. Headshot

    Attorney General Nominee cracking down on obscenity laws to fight violence toward women

    January 19, 2017

    Mary Leary was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the attorney general nominee saying he would crack down on obscenity laws to fight pornography and violence toward women.

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    Gay Marriage lawsuit against Catholic School not expected to succeed

    January 19, 2017

    Robert Destro was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on a gay marriage lawsuit against a Catholic School.

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  • "Rhetorical Banter" between Trump and Chuck Schumer

    January 19, 2017

    Matt Green was quoted in a Reuters story on the “rhetorical banter” between President-elect Trump and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer.

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  • Democrats Skipping Trump's Inauguration

    January 19, 2017

    Matt Green was quoted in a Washington Post story about Democrats skipping Trump’s inauguration

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  • Sanctuary Renovations Worth Celebrating

    January 19, 2017

    James McCrery was mentioned in a Christian Review story in December on church renovations. A story in The Catholic Thing expanded upon the December story and again mentions him.

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    Conscience rights under Trump

    January 19, 2017

    University President John Garvey's speech on religious liberty to the U.S. bishops’ 2012 spring assembly was mentioned in an Our Sunday Visitor commentary on conscience rights under Trump

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  • Erroneous Autonomy

    January 19, 2017

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies hosted the conference “Erroneous Autonomy: The Dignity of Work” featuring University Chairman of the Board Cardinal Sean O’Malley. It drew media coverage from National Catholic Reporter, America, Catholic News Service, Religion News Service, and Our Sunday Visitor. In addition to covering the event, Religion News Service also mentioned it in a story on the bishops and health care, as did National Catholic Reporter. The National Catholic Reporter also wrote and editorial on the event. David Cloutier, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Crux on the conference. Catholic News Agency covered the event together with a lecture by Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, which was sponsored by the Busch School of Business.

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    Christmas Octave

    January 05, 2017

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the importance of the feast days following Christmas.

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  • History of Christmas Caroling

    January 05, 2017

    Timothy McDonnell, director, choral activities and Institute of Sacred Music, appeared on EWTN News Nightly to talk about the history of Christmas caroling.

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    Rare manuscripts valued at more than $1 million given to Catholic University

    January 05, 2017

    Aaron Butts, assistant professor, Semitic Languages and Literatures, was quoted in an Aleteia story on the donation of Ethiopic manuscripts to Catholic University.

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    Knights of Malta to pope: Stay out of our internal affairs

    January 05, 2017

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in an Associated Press story on a papal investigation of the Knights of Malta.

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  • Colleges must be intelligent about intelligence studies

    January 05, 2017

    Nicholas Dujmovic, visiting assistant professor, politics, published an op-ed on intelligence education in the Washington Post's Grade Point blog.

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    Gender Identity “Bathroom Bills” Battles To Continue in 2017

    January 05, 2017

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on "bathroom bills."

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