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  • Four nuns have formed a band at Catholic U. It’s called Force of Habit.

    The Washington Post wrote about the University’s sisters in residence and how they connect with students through their band, Force of Habit. Catholic News Agency blogged about the story. 

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    Religious Views on Fertility Treatments

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a USA Today story on surrogacy, and one on how faith communities view fertility treatments.

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  • Can Pro-Lifers Be Feminist?

    Angela Knobel, associate professor, philosophy, was mentioned in a Catholic News Service story on a panel discussion on being pro-life and feminist hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology. The panel was also covered by Catholic News Agency, Aleteia and Human Life International's Truth and Charity Forum.

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  • Robert A. Destro J.D. Headshot

    Supreme Court Scrutinizes Key Missouri Religious-Discrimination Case

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about the results of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer Supreme Court case.

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  • Why a Yale neuroscientist decided to change careers — and is now becoming a priest

    Jaime Maldonado-Aviles, third year seminarian, was interviewed by The Washington Post about his path from neuroscientist to seminarian.

    Catholic News Agency created a video about his journey. 

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  • Stephen Schneck Ph.D. Headshot

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

    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

    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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  • How Three Washington Colleges Are Shaping Their Neighborhoods

    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

    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

    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?

    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

    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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    Trump erred in hitting Syria without Congressional green light

    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?

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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

    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"?

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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