2015

  • David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP Headshot

    Successes in Efforts to Reduce Suicide

    December 18, 2015

    David Jobes, professor, psychology, was interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show on WAMU for a show on successes in efforts to reduce suicide rates.

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  • Speaker Job, Paul Ryan

    December 15, 2015

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  • POTUS 2016

    December 15, 2015

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, was interviewed on CUNY TV about Donald Trump's campaign.

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  • Rev. Jude DeAngelo, M.Div. Headshot

    Catholic Colleges get Running Start on Year of Mercy

    December 10, 2015

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M. Conv., chaplain, was interviewed by the National Catholic Register on how Catholic colleges are celebrating the Year of Mercy.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    What is Mercy?

    December 10, 2015

    William Mattison III, interim dean, theology and religious studies, and Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, were interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Year of Mercy.

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  • Shelter in Place

    December 10, 2015

    Many news organizations covered two shelter in place incidents at Catholic University on Dec. 7 and 8.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    "Thoughts and Prayers"

    December 04, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Sinclair Broadcast Group on reactions to the shooting in San Bernardino.

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  • Mark L. Rienzi, J.D. Headshot

    Free Speech and Abortion Debate

    December 04, 2015

    Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was quoted in a Boston Globe column on free speech and abortion rights.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    New Norms for Marriage Nullity

    December 04, 2015

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, published an essay in First Things on the new norms for marriage nullity.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    Climate Negotiations and Year of Mercy

    December 02, 2015

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the Pope's comments on climate change.

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  • Students and Sustainability at CUArch

    December 02, 2015

    Charles Hostsovsky, assistant professor, architecture, was interviewed on Catholic Radio Teopoli on the Pope's encyclical on the environment and sustainability programs at CUA's School of Architecture.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Product of Synod May Be Deepening Mercy

    December 01, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic Review story on the Synod on the Family.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Supreme Court Showdown over Texas Abortion Law

    November 30, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Texas abortion laws.

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    Pope Francis Heads to War Zone

    November 30, 2015

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor, business, was quoted in a Vice story on papal security in advance of Pope Francis' trip to Africa.

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  • Rev. Michael Witczak, S.L.D. Headshot

    Our Lady of Guadalupe

    November 30, 2015

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Service for a story on Our Lady of Guadalupe, whose feast day is Dec. 12.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Thanksgiving as the Basis of Freedom

    November 30, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published a blog in First Things on Thanksgiving.

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  • U.S. Catholic Church and African Priests

    November 24, 2015

    Phillip Brown, rector, Theological College, was quoted in a Voice of America story on recruiting priests from African countries.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    Pope's Message to Washington

    November 23, 2015

    Msgr. Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was interviewed on MSNBC on what the pope is expected to say to Congress.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    CUA President John Garvey on Supreme Court Case

    November 20, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the upcoming Supreme Court case on the HHS Mandate.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    President Garvey on Pope Francis

    November 20, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, spoke to Washington Post Video about Pope Francis

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  • Clifford S. Fishman, J.D. Headshot

    Police Used Illegal Wiretaps

    November 20, 2015

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in a USA Today story on police use of illegal wiretapping.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Paris, City of Light

    November 19, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, published a blog for U.S. Catholic on recent terror in Paris, and the experience of Dennis Coyle, chair, politics.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pharisees at the Synod?

    November 19, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, religion, published an essay in National Review on the recent Synod of Bishops.

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  • Seminaries Embrace NASA and Darwin to Understand God's Mysteries

    November 19, 2015

    David Bosworth, associate professor, theology, was quoted in Deseret News about teaching science to seminarians.

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  • Msgr. Paul McPartlan, S.T.L., D.Phil. Headshot

    Impatience for Unity

    November 18, 2015

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Thehology and Ecumenism, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Pope's recent talks with Lutherans.

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  • A Bloody Secret Haunts Diamond Industry

    November 16, 2015

    Max Torres, associate professor, business and economics, was quoted in a CNA story on the ethics of sourcing of diamonds.

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  • Diocese of Rockville Centre Drops Most Annulment Fees

    November 16, 2015

    John Beal, professor, canon law, contributed to a Newsday article on Rockville Centre diocese dropping most feels for marriage annulments.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Sharon Native Wraps Up College Presidents Week

    November 16, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, was the subject of a story on college presidents who visited schools in his hometown of Sharon, Pa.

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  • Christopher Ruddy, Ph.D. Headshot

    Francis and the Fate of the Synod

    November 16, 2015

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor, theology, published an essay in Commonweal on the recent Synod.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    Restored order for sacraments a growing trend

    November 16, 2015

    Msgr. Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was quoted in an OSV article on dioceses moving confirmation ahead of first communion.

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  • Rev. John T. Ford, C.S.C., S.T.D. Headshot

    The first time a pope visited the U.S.

    November 16, 2015

    Rev. John Ford, C.S.C., professor, theology, was interviewed by the Washington Post on Pope Paul VI's visit to the U.S.

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  • CUA Drama Presents Big Love

    November 13, 2015

    BroadwayWorld.com publicized CUA Drama's production of Big Love.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Is the Starbucks Cup Christmasy Enough?

    November 12, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed for a Washington Post story on holiday symbols and how religious they are.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    FBI Stats Reveal Drop in Crime

    November 06, 2015

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was interviewed by Cox Media on FBI crime statistics.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    DC Takes Up Assisted Suicide Debate

    November 06, 2015

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on WAMU Metro Connection about the assisted suicide debate in D.C.

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    When Making Donations, Know What Agency Needs

    November 04, 2015

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor, business and economics, was quoted in a New York Times story on donations.

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  • New Math of College Rankings

    November 03, 2015

    Jerry Muller, department chair, history, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on college rankings.

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  • Visiting Scholar Speaks Out on China Policy

    October 30, 2015

    Chen Guangcheng, visitor scholar and fellow at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in an Aleteia article on China's changes to the one-child Policy.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Extraordinary Yet Ordinary Nostra Aetate

    October 28, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, published an article on the anniversary of Nostra Aetate at Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.

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  • Why Paul Ryan is unlikely to unite the Republican Party

    October 27, 2015

    John K. White, professor, politics, was quoted in a Deutsche Welle article on Paul Ryan and the republican party.

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  • Can Two Religions Coexist in One Space?

    October 27, 2015

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was quoted in a Public Radio International story on the Mosque-Cathedral at Cordova.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    Conference on Laudato Si

    October 27, 2015

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly (minute 4:04) on a conference on Laudato Si sponsored by CUA and the USCCB. Silecchia; Chad Pecknold, assoicate professor, systematic theology; and Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, were quoted in a Catholic News Service Story on the Conference.

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  • What Nostra Aetate can Teach Us

    October 27, 2015

    Pim Valkenberg, professor of religion and culture, published an op-ed with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) on Nostra Aetate.

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    Widmer on Anderson Cooper 360

    October 22, 2015

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed on Anderson Cooper 360 on papal security.

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  • Español Junípero Serra ya es santo

    October 22, 2015

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean of the School of Music and director of the Center for Latin American Music, was interviewed on the music for the Mass of the canonization of Junipero Serra.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Synod Confronts "Gender Ideology"

    October 22, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was interviewed by the Cardinal Newman Society on the Synod of Bishops and gender ideology.

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  • Rev. Jude DeAngelo, M.Div. Headshot

    Telling Story of God's Vision for Marriage

    October 20, 2015

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M.Conv., chaplain, was quoted in a Cardinal Newman Society story on colleges and marriage.

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  • Pope of (all) the people

    October 20, 2015

    William Jonas, assistant vice president for university relations, published a commentary in Presbyterian Outlook on his experience at Pope Francis's Mass at Catholic University.

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  • Priests Spread Thin

    October 19, 2015

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  • College Rankings Fail to Measure the Influence of the Institution

    October 19, 2015

    Jerry Muller, professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 1 New York Times article about college rankings.

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  • Suffragette

    October 19, 2015

    Laura Mayhall, associate professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 8 New York Times article about the film Suffragette and the methods of British suffragettes in the early 20th century.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Americans Go to Rome

    October 16, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was featured in a story on Americans attending the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family in Rome.

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  • Supreme Disrespect

    October 15, 2015

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, published a blog with the American Constitution Society about an unknown consequence of the 2014 Supreme Court case NLRB v. Noel Canning, which invalidated some Obama recess appointments.

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  • Are Wage Inequalities Fair?

    October 14, 2015

    Douglas Frank, associate professor of management, co-wrote an Oct. 13 Knowledge op-ed about wage inequality.

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  • ‘The Most Happy Fella’ Plays October 23-25th at Catholic University’s Hartke Theatre

    October 14, 2015

    The DC Metro Theater Arts website interviewed actors in CUA’s recent production of The Most Happy Fella.

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  • Boehner’s ‘lame-duck’ opportunity: Suspend the debt ceiling

    October 14, 2015

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, wrote an Oct. 13 op-ed for The Hill about the nation’s debt ceiling.

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  • Opposite-sex parents have better parenting outcomes

    October 13, 2015

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research associate professor of sociology, was quoted in an Oct. 9 LifeSiteNews article about his research on children raised by same-sex couples.

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  • New Book Chronicles Women Of The Great War, 'In Their Own Words'

    October 13, 2015

    Elizabeth Foxwell, staff editor of The Catholic Historical Review, was interviewed for an Oct. 9 story on WAMU-FM about her book In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I.

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  • Red Mass homily: Criminal justice system needs reform

    October 13, 2015

    The Dialog ran the text of the homily delivered by Rev. Phillip J. Brown, S.S., at the St. Thomas More Society’s Red Mass held Oct. 5 at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Greenville, Del.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Archbishop urges Pope Francis’s synod on the family: Consider allowing female deacons

    October 13, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about a proposal at the Synod of Bishops on the Family that would enable women to be ordained as deacons.

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  • Conference explores Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’

    October 13, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Today’s Catholic News article about a conference about the encyclical Laudato Si’ in which she participated.

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  • Michael Gorman, Ph.D. Headshot

    Now Who's Trying to Roll Back Vatican II?

    October 13, 2015

    Michael Gorman, associate professor of philosophy, wrote an essay for First Things about the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Leaving Hegel Out of the Synod

    October 13, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, wrote an essay for First Things about the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

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  • Seminarian reflects on 'wonderful' Holy Land visit

    October 13, 2015

    An Oct. 2 Catholic Courier article highlighted Theological College seminarian Tony Amato’s summer trip to Israel.

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  • Robin Darling Young, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why is Pope Francis asking people to pray for him?

    October 13, 2015

    Robin Darling Young, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 2 Religion News Service article about why Pope Francis asks people to pray for him.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Lasting debate over pope's visit with clerk

    October 13, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in an Oct. 4 NorthJersey.com article about Pope Francis’s meeting with a Kentucky official who has denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Will Pope Francis have a lasting effect on the US immigration debate?

    October 13, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Guardian article about the effects Pope Francis may have had on the U.S. immigration debate.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Francis and the First Freedom

    October 13, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 28 National Catholic Register article about Pope Francis’s emphasis on the religious liberty during his visit to the United States.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Professor Green Interviewed on Kevin McCarthy

    October 13, 2015

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed by several news outlets about House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's decision to step out of the speaker election.

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  • ‘Selma ’65’ at The Catholic University

    October 13, 2015

    The D.C. Metro Theater Arts website reviewed CUA’s production of Selma ’65.

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  • Andrew Abela, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Schools UN General Assembly on ‘Human Ecology’

    October 13, 2015

    Andrew Abela, provost, was quoted in a Sept. 25 National Catholic Register article about Pope Francis’s Address to the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    How the Pope used the environment to preach to the UN

    October 13, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article about Pope Francis’s address to the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis visit poses risks for Republicans — and Democrats too

    October 13, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, was interviewed by Cambridge Times about how the papal visit could shift political discussions.

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  • Pope Francis defies America’s political spectrum

    October 13, 2015

    David Dawson Vasquez, director of the CUA in Rome program, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Deutsche Welle article about how Pope Francis defies American political parties.

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  • Get Letters of Recommendation as a Home-Schooled Applicant

    October 09, 2015

    Andrew Cox, associate dean of undergraduate admissions, was quoted in a Sept. 22 U.S. News & World Report article about homeschooled students applying for college.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Can Pope Francis Reverse the Decline of Hispanic Catholics?

    October 09, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, Father Jude DeAngelo, University chaplain, and junior Greta Haussman, were quoted in an Atlantic article about Pope Francis's impact on Hispanic Catholics. See below.

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  • Rev. Raymond Studzinski, O.S.B. Headshot

    Francis cites controversial monk, activist in address to Congress

    October 09, 2015

    Rev. Raymond Studzinski, O.S.B., associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 24 FoxNews.com article about Catholics cited in Pope Francis’s address to Congress.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    A Pope For Both Political Parties

    October 09, 2015

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor of theology and religious studies, was interviewed for a Sept. 24 CBS2 New York article about Pope Francis’s address to Congress.

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  • Julia Young, Ph.D. Headshot

    Hispanics feel connection to Pope Francis on his U.S. tour

    October 09, 2015

    Julia Young, assistant professor of history, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article about how Hispanics connect to Pope Francis.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    The Power, and the Limits, of Pope Francis' Climate Message

    October 09, 2015

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article about Pope Francis's call for environmental protection. See below.

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Is Not ‘Progressive’—He’s a Priest

    October 09, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Atlantic article discussing Pope Francis's upcoming visit to the United States.

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  • Matthew Green, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why House Democrats are sitting pretty

    October 09, 2015

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, wrote a Sept. 23 article for Vox about the Democratic Party’s ability to assert itself in the House of Representatives despite making up a minority of the House.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Analysis: Pope chose subtle over blunt critique in Cuba

    October 09, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 23 USA Today article about Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba.

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  • Why Jews Believe Pope Francis Feels Bond in His 'Kishkes'

    October 09, 2015

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a Haaretz story about Pope Francis's relationship with Judaism. See below.

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  • Pope Francis Makes His First Visit To The U.S.

    October 09, 2015

    Bob Destro, professor, law, was included in a panel on the Diane Rehm Show discussing Pope Francis's first visit to the U.S. See below.

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  • Pope Francis’ call for nuclear disarmament not new

    October 09, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about the Pope's call for nuclear disarmament.

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  • A Progressive's Pilgrimage: Pope Francis Meets the U.S. Flock

    October 09, 2015

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was mentioned in a Sept. 20 Wall Street Journal article about the political ramifications of Pope Francis's upcoming visit to the United States.

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  • Patricia Andrasik, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, M.Arch. Headshot

    Francis Frenzy Touches Students Regardless of Faith

    October 09, 2015

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor in the School of Architecture and Planning, and nursing student Maddie Buday were quoted in a Sept. 19 article about preparations for Pope Francis's visit.

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  • Could Pope Francis's US visit change his mind about capitalism?

    October 09, 2015

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business and economics, wrote a Sept. 22 op-ed for Fox News about Pope Francis and capitalism.

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  • Martha Cruz Zuniga, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Catholics Weigh In on Pope, Church

    October 09, 2015

    Martha Cruz Zuniga, clinical assistant professor of economics, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Voice of America article about how U.S. Catholics view Pope Francis.

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  • Mark L. Rienzi, J.D. Headshot

    The pope, the president and religious diversity

    October 09, 2015

    Mark Rienzi, professor of law, wrote a Sept. 22 Washington Times op-ed about religious diversity in the United States in light of Pope Francis’s visit.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Welcoming Pope Francis, and his transformational message

    October 09, 2015

    President John Garvey wrote a Sept. 23 Washington Examiner editorial welcoming Pope Francis and his message.

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  • 25K expected at pope's Mass in Washington Wednesday

    October 09, 2015

    Catholic University students, faculty, and staff discussed their excitement about Pope Francis’s visit to D.C.

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

    Who’s that with Pope Francis? The seven kinds of people you meet in a papal entourage.

    October 09, 2015

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Washington Post article about the people in the papal entourage.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    For Many U.S. Catholic Colleges, This Pope May Be a Blessing

    October 09, 2015

    President John Garvey and William P. Loewe, associate professor of theology and religious studies, were quoted in a Sept. 23 Chronicle of Higher Education article about how Catholic colleges and universities are welcoming Pope Francis’s visit.

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  • At U.S. Seminaries, A Rise In Millennials Answering God's Call

    October 09, 2015

    Rev. Phillip Brown, rector of Theological College, and seminarian Stefan Megyery were interviewed for a Sept. 23 NPR article about Millennials who are entering seminaries.

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  • Pope Francis Comes to Catholic University

    October 09, 2015

    Numerous media outlets covered the Sept. 23 Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception overlooking the University Mall.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis' historic trip to Cuba is sure to make political waves

    October 09, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 18 USA Today article about Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba.

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  • Washington Gears Up for Pope Francis’ Visit

    October 09, 2015

    Joshua Gonnerman, a doctoral student in historical theology, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Daily Signal article about excitement in Washington over Pope Francis’s visit.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Popular Pope Francis has revived, ruffled US Catholic church

    October 08, 2015

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, was quoted in news articles about Pope Francis’s visit.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Panelists seek genocide declaration over Islamic State atrocities

    October 08, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Catholic News Service article about a forum on Islamic State atrocities.

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  • The Keys of the Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to the USA

    October 08, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in several articles about Pope Francis and his visit to the United States.

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  • Panel urges synod to focus on financial threats to families

    October 08, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Catholic News Service article about ways the Synod of Bishops might address financial threats to families.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    Climate change said ‘global ecological crisis’

    October 08, 2015

    William Dinges, professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 14 Catholic Virginian article about a symposium on “How St. Francis’ Encyclical Speaks to Tidewater’s Looming Environmental Crisis.”

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  • his 'peacenik deadhead' will die behind bars — unless Obama steps in to save him

    October 08, 2015

    Sandy Ogilvy, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Business Insider article about a man who received a life sentence under mandatory minimum sentencing laws.

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  • Local college students take the ‘Walk with Francis’ pledge

    October 08, 2015

    A Sept. 13 WTOP article featured CUA’s Serve with Francis Day in which 600 students, faculty, and staff participated in a day of service around the D.C. area as part of the Walk with Francis campaign.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    Conference offered deeper understanding of liturgy

    October 08, 2015

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 3 Florida Catholic article about the 13th biennial Orlando Liturgical Conference. Monsignor Irwin presented a workshop at the conference.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Kentucky Official Denies Same-Sex Marriage License Despite Ruling

    October 08, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Voice of America article about a Kentucky official who has denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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  • Julia Young, Ph.D. Headshot

    Papal Mass in Washington will be in Spanish

    October 08, 2015

    Julia Young, assistant professor of history, was quoted in a Sept. 2 USA Today article about the Spanish-language Mass that Pope Francis will celebrate at Catholic University on Sept. 23.

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  • Catholic University Gearing Up for Papal Visit with Mass

    October 08, 2015

    A Sept. 3 Associated Press story detailed preparations at CUA for the visit of Pope Francis.

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  • Melissa Moschella, Ph.D. Headshot

    Philosophy Professor on Pope Francis's Visit

    October 08, 2015

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor of philosophy, was quoted in news stories about Pope Francis's visit.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Catholics Flood 2016 Race

    October 08, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 14 PoliZette article about the number of Catholics in the 2016 presidential race.

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  • Why Pope Francis Is Loved By Many Catholic Boomers

    October 08, 2015

    Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, was quoted in a Sept. 23 Forbes article about Catholic Baby Boomers’ views on Pope Francis.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Will excitement about Pope Francis reinvigorate the church?

    October 08, 2015

    President John Garvey and Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, were interviewed for a Sept. 9 Washington Post video about Pope Francis’s ability to reinvigorate the Catholic Church.

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  • Trevor Lipscombe, Ph.D. Headshot

    Albert Einstein

    October 08, 2015

    Trevor Lipscombe, director of The Catholic University of America Press, was featured in an Oct. 5 Q-and-A about Albert Einstein in Brazilian magazine Revista do Instituto Humanitas Unisinos.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Promotes Environmental Protection

    September 29, 2015

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed (with a Spanish voiceover) by a Venezuelan TV station about Pope Francis's work promoting environmental protection.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Visits Philly Prison

    September 29, 2015

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was interviewed by Catholic News Service about Pope Francis's visit to a Philadelphia correctional facility.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    IPR Director on Pope's Visit

    September 25, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in dozens of articles on the Pope's visit.

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  • CUA Musicians Prepare for Pope Francis

    September 25, 2015

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean, School of Music; Simeone Tartaglione, orchestra conductor; Leo Nestor, chamber choir director; alumni; and students were featured in a Wall Street Journal video on musicians preparing for the Pope's Mass.

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  • CUA Students React to Pope Visit

    September 25, 2015

    CUA students and alumni provided reactions to many media outlets following the visit of Pope Francis to CUA on Sept. 23.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Chad Pecknold quoted on Papal Visit

    September 25, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in numerous stories on the Pope's visit.

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  • Colleges Gear Up for Papal Visit

    September 10, 2015

    Katie Fournier, senior, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article on Sept. 8 on how colleges are preparing for the upcoming U.S. papal visit with special programs and volunteering efforts.

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  • Rethinking the roots of Dhaka's traffic congestion

    September 10, 2015

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  • Follow science and faith to battle climate change

    September 10, 2015

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  • Paus Franciscus minder progressief dan hij lijkt

    September 10, 2015

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  • Objetivos de Obama y del Papa Francisco

    September 10, 2015

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  • Mass of the Holy Spirit at CUA

    September 10, 2015

    The Catholic Standard covered the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 3 with a photo gallery. The Mass is held at the opening of each school year.

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  • Marriage, Pope Francis, and Canon Law

    September 10, 2015

    Rev. Robert J. Kaslyn, S.J., dean of the School of Canon Law, was interviewed by America about Pope Francis's recent changes to the annulment process.

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  • Impact of Annulment Changes

    September 09, 2015

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Sept. 8 Religion News Service article about the impact Pope Francis’s annulment changes may have on U.S. Catholics.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Lobbying During Papal Visit

    September 09, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 9 Roll Call article about lobbyists planning meetings and demonstrations in Washington, D.C., during the papal visit.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Papal Visit and Shared Goals with Obama

    September 09, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by the Associated Press on the upcoming meeting between Pope Francis and President Obama.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Expected to Challenge Congress on Immigration

    September 09, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, was interviewed by USA Today about the Pope's upcoming visit to Congress and Immigration.

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  • New London Alum to Attend Papal Mass

    September 09, 2015

    Kyra Lyons, assistant vice president for Alumni Relations and University Advancement, was quoted in a story about an alum who won the lottery for a ticket to the Papal visit.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Changes Annulment Process

    September 09, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, religion, and Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, were quoted in a Washington Post article on annulment reforms.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Catholic College Leaders Size Up Francis Effect

    September 09, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, was interviewed on WAMU on the upcoming papal visit and the "Francis Effect."

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  • Pope Allows Priests to Forgive Abortion

    September 08, 2015

    William Mattison, interim dean, theology and religions studies, was interviewed by WUSA9 on the Pope's recent statements on absolution of abortion during the Year of Mercy.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis Emphasizes Forgiveness

    September 04, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Washington Post story on Pope Francis's statement about forgiveness for women who have abortions.

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  • CUA Students Prepare to be 'Part of Historic Moment'

    September 04, 2015

    Dexie Cercos, senior, and Colin Lemnitzer, sophomore, were quoted in a WTOP story on the upcoming visit of Pope Francis.

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  • Melissa Moschella, Ph.D. Headshot

    Embracing Change in the Church

    August 21, 2015

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU about the Pope's remarks on divorced and remarried Catholics.

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  • Brian T. Engelland, Ph.D. Headshot

    Virtue in Business and Economics

    August 21, 2015

    Brian Engelland, interim dean, School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by Fr. Mitch Pacwa on EWTN Live on Rerum Novarum and the necessity of virtue within business and economics.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    Pope’s encyclical said to uphold Church teaching

    August 21, 2015

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was extensively quoted in a Catholic Virginian article on a presentation he delivered on Laudato Si.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    How GOP Candidates Score on Catholic Issues

    August 21, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on how GOP leaders scored on Catholic issues in the recent debate

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Church leaders, other advocates expect pope to address migration issue

    August 20, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, and Julia Young, assistant professor, history, were quoted in a CNS story on how the Pope might address migration in September.

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  • Altar for Pope Francis being Built in Maryland from Students Design

    August 18, 2015

    Ariadne Cerritelli, Matthew Hoffman, and Joseph Taylor, 2015 architecture graduates who won a CUA competition to design altar furnishings for Pope Francis, attended an event for the media on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at the workshop where the furniture is being assembled. More than two dozen reporters and photographers from local outlets attended.

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  • V. Bradley Lewis, Ph.D. Headshot

    Must U.S. Catholics Back the Iran Nuclear Deal?

    August 13, 2015

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register article questioning whether Catholics in the United States should back the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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  • Rev. Michael Witczak, S.L.D. Headshot

    A Priest from D.C.?

    August 12, 2015

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgical studies, was quoted in a July 3 Washington Post article about Aloysius Schwartz, a local priest who is being considered for sainthood.

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  • Maryland Carpenter Builds another Papal Altar

    August 10, 2015

    The Washington Post published a story on the building of the furniture to be used at Pope Francis's Mass Sept. 23. The furniture was designed by three CUA students.

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  • Maryann  Cusimano Love, Ph.D. Headshot

    Building a Better Peace

    August 10, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, published an article on a just peace approach to nuclear weapons policy in America magazine. 

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention

    August 07, 2015

    University President John Garvey was interviewed by EWTN at the Knights of Columbus 133rd Supreme Convention about the relationship between CUA and the Knights.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why Gay Marriage Can't be Sacramental

    August 07, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about why efforts to have gay marriage recognized as a sacrament can not be successful.

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  • Tough Lessons from Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    August 07, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the 70th anniversary of US atomic strikes on Japan.

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  • Pope Francis's Visit to CUA will be 3rd in 36 Years

    August 06, 2015

    The Washington Post reported in a blog that September's visit of Pope Francis will be the third papal visit to the school in less than 40 years.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Discussion Links Susidiarity and Solidarity

    July 30, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on subsidiarity and solidarity.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    Honeymoon over for Pope Francis?

    July 29, 2015

    William Dinges, professor, religion and culture, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article on Pope Francis's popularity.

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  • Mark L. Rienzi, J.D. Headshot

    Little Sisters of the Poor and Supreme Court

    July 27, 2015

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by the National Review on the Little Sisters of the Poor going to the Supreme Court for religious-liberty protection.

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  • Alternate New Play

    July 24, 2015

    Eleanor Holdridge, head of MFA directing program, and Tearrance Chisholm, graduate student, were mentioned in an American Theatre article on the Bay Area Playwrights Festival.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Religious Freedom vs Gay Rights

    July 23, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly for a segment on a majority of American's believing religious freedom trumps gay rights.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    How Congress's Religious Liberty Bill Impacts Millennials

    July 23, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on GVH on how a congressional religious liberty bill impacts millennials.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    US Conservatives Criticize Pope's View of Global Economy

    July 23, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Voice of America on conservatives' criticism of the Pope's view on global economy.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Is the Honeymoon Over for Pope Francis?

    July 23, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Religion News Service story on Pope Francis's popularity

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  • William Rainford, LMSW, Ph.D. Headshot

    Keeping the Faith

    July 23, 2015

    Victor Nakas, associate vice president for public affairs; William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service; William Mattison, associate professor, moral theology; Rev. Jude de Angelo, University chaplain; Pam Tremblay, associate campus minister for women's ministry; and Emmjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director of campus ministry; were among those interviewed for a Salt + Light TV feature on young people finding their faith in college.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Iran Nuclear Deal Will Bridge Millennial Divide

    July 21, 2015

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed by GVH Live on the Iran nuclear deal.

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Cuban Embassy Opening

    July 21, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi show on WAMU on the opening of the Cuban Embassy.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Trafficking Conference

    July 21, 2015

    William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), and Mary Leary, professor, law, were quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story about a human trafficking conference co-sponsored by NCSSS in July. It was also covered by Catholic News Service.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Antithesis of Love

    July 21, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Review story on Planned Parenthood, in relation to the Pope's recent encyclical on creation.

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  • O'Connell Scholarship winners share goal of service

    July 17, 2015

    Joseph McQuarrie, B.A., 2015, and Brooke Panzarella, freshman, were featured in a Trenton Monitor story on the Most Rev. David M. O'Connell Service Scholarship.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Second Phase of Synod on the Family

    July 16, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology/ethics, was interviewed on Telecare on the second phase of the Synod of the Family.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    Why a DC Doctor Opposes Assisted Suicide

    July 15, 2015

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, served as a witness at a D.C. City Council hearing on a proposed assisted suicide bill. She was quoted in a Catholic News Agency article on the hearing.

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  • Mark L. Rienzi, J.D. Headshot

    Court to Little Sisters: Violate faith or pay fine

    July 15, 2015

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by Fox News on a court ruling that the government can force nonprofits to comply with contraception mandate.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    Climate Change Battle, Moral Obligation

    July 13, 2015

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was interviewed by NY1 on the Pope on climate change.

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  • Melissa Moschella, Ph.D. Headshot

    Moral Dimension of Legalize Marijuana

    July 13, 2015

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in the Pilot on the ethics of legalizing marijuana.

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  • Easier Annulments May Not be the Answer

    July 13, 2015

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was interviewed by National Catholic Reporter on the annulment process.

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  • Aaron Michael Butts, Ph.D. Headshot

    Exhibit highlights Syriac Christian Tradition

    July 13, 2015

    Aaron Butts, assistant professor, Semitic languages and literatures, was interviewed by Catholic News Service and EWTN News Nightly about a recent Syriac Christian conference and display of artifacts on campus. The Arlington Catholic Herald also covered the conference

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Excoriates Global Capitalism

    July 13, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed for the New York Times on the Pope's speech in Paraguay.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Politics Role Reversal on Encyclical

    June 29, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed for the National Catholic Register on Laudato Si.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis and Lawmakers on the Environment

    June 29, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Crux on whether lawmakers will be influenced by Laudato Si.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Pope and the Internet

    June 29, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by The Atlantic on the Pope and the internet.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Conservatives Criticize Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    June 29, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Voice of America on the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. His comments appeared in two VOA stories.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Power Player of the Week

    June 29, 2015

    University President John Garvey was interviewed by Fox News's Chris Wallace as the Power Player of the Week.

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  • Pope's Call for Action on Climate Change

    June 24, 2015

    Bob Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show on Laudato Si.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Laudato Si

    June 24, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on Laudato Si.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Redefinition of Marriage Serves Leviathan

    June 24, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an op-ed in National Review on the redefinition of marriage.

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  • Lucia Silecchia, J.D. Headshot

    Have a family, grow a garden, be holy

    June 24, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, and Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about Ladato Si.

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  • Churches challenged as young people lead trend of the unaffiliated

    June 23, 2015

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a June 22 National Catholic Reporter article about a recent survey on America’s religious landscape.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Laudato Si’ and the Common Good

    June 22, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of religion, was quoted in a June 22 National Review Online article about popes, politics, and science.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    New Era Dawns for Bishops’ Accountability

    June 22, 2015

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was quoted in a June 19 National Catholic Register article about the Vatican’s tougher standards regarding the mishandling of clergy sexual abuse.

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  • Environmental Encyclical

    June 19, 2015

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was interviewed by WZZM13 (Grand Rapids) on the Pope's encyclical.

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  • Fatherhood Changes Men for the Better

    June 19, 2015

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor of sociology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on fatherhood.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Saint and the Shire

    June 19, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of religion, published a reflection on Laudato Si in ABC Religion.

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  • Enthusiasm for Encyclical

    June 18, 2015

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on Laudato Si.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    What to know about Encyclical

    June 18, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of systematic theology, had a reaction to Laudato Si printed in an Aleteia article.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Hard Part of the Encyclical

    June 18, 2015

    William Dinges, professor of religion, was quoted in Inside Climate News on Pope Francis's Encyclical on the Environment.

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  • US Church Grateful for Encyclical

    June 18, 2015

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on the pope's encyclical on the environment.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis on Global Warming

    June 18, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by Fox News on the pope's encyclical on the environment.

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  • Labor Movement and Pope's Visit

    June 18, 2015

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies co-hosted a conference with the AFL-CIO on "Erroneous Autonomy: A Conversation on Solidarity & Faith." It was covered by Time, National Catholic Reporter, Religion News Service, Salt + Light, and El Pregonero.

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

    Leak of Encyclical, How the Church Stops Sex Abuse

    June 18, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed about the Pope's upcoming encyclical on EWTN News Nightly (top story). Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, clincial associate professor, was interviewed about how the church is actively stopping sex abuse (14:37).

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Draft of Encyclical Leaks

    June 18, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by the Washington Post on a leaked version of the pope's encyclical on the environment.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    Married Couples to Catholic Church

    June 16, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology and ethics, and his wife participated in a panel of married couples who presented to the U.S. bishops last week. Catholic News Agency covered the panel.

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  • Coach-Alumnus Helps Hundreds Earn Degrees

    June 16, 2015

    Joe Fisher, head women's track and field coach, was featured in a Baltimore Sun article detailing how he has helped more than 500 young men and women get college degrees.

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  • Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, S.T.D. Headshot

    Why the Pope's New Climate-Change Doctrine Matters

    June 16, 2015

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was quoted in an Atlantic article about Laudato Si, the pope's encyclical on the environment.

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  • William D. Dinges, Ph.D. Headshot

    The Vatican has been Talking about Climate Change for Years

    June 15, 2015

    William Dinges, professor of religion and culture, commented on the history of the Church on climate change in the National Journal.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Encyclical on the Environment

    June 15, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on the Environment.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Historic Number of Catholics Seek Presidency

    June 15, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on the number of Catholics running for president.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Crippling First Freedom

    June 12, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about religious liberty. The story quoted an essay he wrote for the USCCB's Catechetical Sunday.

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  • Magna Carta's 800th Anniversary

    June 12, 2015

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, published a commentary in The Jurist on the significance of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

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

    New Tribunal for Bishops Covering up Sex Abuse

    June 11, 2015

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the new tribunal established for bishops accused of covering up sex abuse.

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  • Native Utahn's composition premiers at Kennedy Center

    June 09, 2015

    Matthew Yost, music student, was interviewed by KSL in his hometown of Salt Lake City on the debut of his composition at the Kennedy Center gala celebrating the School of Music's 50th anniversary.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    Marco Rubio Religion

    June 08, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a NY Daily News story on Marco Rubio's religion.

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  • John S. Grabowski, Ph.D. Headshot

    To Revitalize Parish Life

    June 08, 2015

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, published an article in Our Sunday Visitor on how parishes can be revitalized by seeking community.

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  • Priests Spread Thin

    June 08, 2015

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor, sociology, was quoted in a Tribune Review story on priest shortages.

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  • Lay Voices

    June 05, 2015

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  • Pope Francis Encyclical Title

    June 05, 2015

    Rev. Regis Armstong, O.F.M. Cap., The John and Gertrude Hubbard Chair in Theology and Religious Studies, was quoted in a Huffington Post story on Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment.

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  • Papal Altar Design Winners

    June 03, 2015

    Numerous media outlets covered the announcement of the winner of a contest to design the altar, chair, and ambo to be used by Pope Francis during his Sept. 23 Mass in Washington, D.C.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    On Catholic culture

    June 03, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, has begun a weekly blog for U.S. Catholic. This week he focused on the changes in Catholic culture in the United States.

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  • Republican Candidate Carly Fiorina

    May 29, 2015

    John K. White, professor, politics, was quoted in a May 28 Fox News article about the presidential campaign of Republican candidate Carly Fiorina.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Catholic University President John Garvey

    May 28, 2015

    President John Garvey was interviewed on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU-FM. He discussed higher education, faith, and social policy issues.

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  • Messaging for Pope Francis Visit

    May 28, 2015

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a May 27 National Catholic Register article about Catholic Voices, which is training volunteers in how to present the face of the Catholic Church to the reporters who will cover Pope Francis’s visit to the United States.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Hillary Clinton and Welfare

    May 27, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in a May 26 Bloomberg article about how Hillary Clinton will deal with welfare during her campaign.

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  • Trevor Lipscombe, Ph.D. Headshot

    Assinado, Albert Einstein

    May 26, 2015

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, The Catholic University of America Press, was quoted in a May 23 Zero Hora (Porto Alegre, Brazil) article about the authenticity of a recently discovered letter sent by Albert Einstein to school children in Brazil.

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  • 26 Graduates Commit to Long Term Service

    May 22, 2015

    The Catholic Standard published a story about 26 CUA graduates committed to long-term service.

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  • Cara H. Drinan, J.D. Headshot

    Red Noses for Kids

    May 22, 2015

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, wrote a blog for Huffington Post on Red Noses for Kids.

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  • Christians, Muslims "Don't know each other enough"

    May 21, 2015

    Catholic News Service covered the Nostra Aetate conference held at CUA.

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  • Jewish-Catholic Ties

    May 20, 2015

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a JTA story on the Vatican's move toward recognition of Palestinian statehood.

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  • Mary Higgins Clark Addresses CUA Graduates

    May 20, 2015

    A May 19 Catholic Standard article detailed CUA’s Commencement, which featured an address from best-selling author Mary Higgins Clark.

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  • Andreas Widmer, M.A. Headshot

    The New Climate Economy

    May 19, 2015

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed by Vatican Radio on the link between poverty and climate change.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    Legal Action against D.C. Laws

    May 19, 2015

    John Garvey, University President, and Robert Destro, professor, law, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story about new D.C. laws that compromise conscience rights.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

    May 18, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on a new trans-Pacific trade deal.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    Mayor Reacts to Charges Agasint Teacher for Throwing Books

    May 18, 2015

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Associated Press story about a teacher who threw books in a classroom.

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  • Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D. Headshot

    PEW Survey on Religion

    May 13, 2015

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on a PEW survey on religion..

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  • Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope and Castro's Religion

    May 12, 2015

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, and Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, were interviewed by VICE News about religion and Raul Castro.

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  • Waking Hearts to the Homeless

    May 12, 2015

    Emjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director, Campus Ministry, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about mercy and helping those who are homeless.

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  • Rev. Michael Witczak, S.L.D. Headshot

    Will Gaudi Be Made a Saint?

    May 11, 2015

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgial studies, was interviewed for a story by BBC about the path to sainthood for architect Antoni Gaudi

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  • Cuban Revelation

    May 11, 2015

    The cover of The Washington Post Magazine featured an article about Emilio Cuerto, who recently spoke at Catholic University about his book on Cuba.

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    Rogue Police Not Tied to Templar

    May 07, 2015

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor of history, was interviewed by the LA Times on the Knights Templar.

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  • CUA Law Student at Baltimore Riots

    May 07, 2015

    Marques Banks, law student, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about the protests following the death of Freddie Gray.

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  • Multicultural Choral Concert

    May 06, 2015

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    Does the Earth have Rights?

    May 05, 2015

    Robin Darling Young, associate professor, theology, published an article in Commonweal on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on the environment.

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    Priest Faces Long Road to Pulpit after Breaking Chastity Vow

    May 05, 2015

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, theology, was interviewed about a priest who broke the vow of chastity.

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  • Murry Sidlin, M.M. Headshot

    Requiem Heralds Courage

    May 04, 2015

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was mentioned in a Boston Globe review of his concert drama "Defiant Requiem."

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    CUA Music Celebrates Gala at Kennedy Center

    May 01, 2015

    University President John Garvey and Grayson Wagstaff, dean, School of Music, were interviewed by the Catholic Standard about the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music 50th anniversary gala concert held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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  • 25th Anniversary of Hubble

    May 01, 2015

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was interviewed about the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope for Fantastico on the Globo channel in Brazil, CBN radio, and Correio Braziliense newspaper.

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  • Ending Extreme Poverty Worldwide

    April 30, 2015

    Catholic News Service covered a panel co-sponsored by CUA on ending poverty.

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  • Brendan A. Rich, Ph.D. Headshot

    Teens and Mental Illness

    April 30, 2015

    Brendan Rich, associate professor, psychology, was interviewed for an Arlington Catholic Herald story on teenagers and mental illness.

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  • Stephen Schneck, Ph.D. Headshot

    Utah Bishop to Head Santa Fe

    April 28, 2015

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed about the bishop chose to head Santa Fe Archdiocese.

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  • Trevor Lipscombe, Ph.D. Headshot

    Cardinal George's Last Book

    April 28, 2015

    Trevor Lipscombe, director of The Catholic Unviersity of America Press, was interviewed by Chicago's WTTW11 about Cardinal George's last book. He was also interviewed for Crux.

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