Monsignor Kevin Irwin , dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, and Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" March 3 to discuss a new marketing campaign by the Archdiocese of Washington to encourage Catholics to go to confession and the reasons why some Catholics don't go to confession. He also was recently quoted in The Washington Post and appeared on Washington Post Radio and Vatican Radio to discuss the marketing campaign. To hear the interview, click on the link below.

Theology and Religious Studies Dean Appears on NPR to Discuss Confession

From: All Things Considered Date: March 3, 2007 Host: Debbie Elliott The Archdiocese of Washington is taking a great leap of faith they hope will bring Catholics back to confession: it's advertising on the radio. The marketing blitz is aimed at bringing area Catholics back to confession during the Lenten season.

Monsignor Kevin Irwin, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, speaks with Debbie Elliott about the reasons some Catholics don't go to confession.

To hear Irwin's comments, visit: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7703387 .

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