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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Why We Should Care About ‘Human Ecology’

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, and fellow, Institute for Human Ecology, published an article on Human Ecology in The Stream.

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  • Claes G. Ryn, Ph.D. Headshot

    Trump’s UN address reflects tensions of Catholic social teaching

    Claes Ryn, professor, politics, and director, Center for the Study of Statesmanship, was quoted in a Crux story on President Trump’s address to the UN.

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  • Students for Life Launch 'Sock It to Planned Parenthood' Campaign

    Samuel Matthews, freshman, was quoted in a Townhall story on the Sock it to Planned Parenthood campaign by Students for Life.

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  • Robert A. Destro, J.D. Headshot

    In Key Supreme Court Case, Department of Justice Backs Christian Baker

    Robert Destro, professor, law, and director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about a lawsuit involving a Christian baker and a same-sex wedding.

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  • Duilia de Mello, Ph.D. Headshot

    It's not the end of the world this weekend

    Duilia de Mello, professor, physics, was quoted in an Independent Mail story on some claims that the world will end in coming weeks.

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  • Jack Yoest, M.B.A. Headshot

    As White House Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly is Using Same Tactic That Won WWII

    Jack Yoest, assistant professor, management, analyzed the management style of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in the Stream.

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  • Millennial Pro-Lifers Are Lights Amid the Darkness

    Lawrence Grayson, visiting scholar, philosophy, published commentary in National Catholic Register about millennial pro-lifers.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    The prerogative power belongs to kings, not presidents

    University President John Garvey’s monthly Catholic News Service column on “The prerogative power belongs to kings, not presidents” was published.

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  • Mary G. Leary, J.D. Headshot

    In bid to amend Communications Decency Act, Congress must side with trafficking victims

    Mary Leary, professor, law, published commentary in The Hill on the Communications Decency Act and trafficking victims. Leary was also quoted in an Ars Tehnica story on the CDA, and in Bloomberg News. She co-wrote an op-ed in Huffington Post with alumnus Kevin Ryan on trafficking victims. 

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  • Ph.D. Paves Seminarians’ Path to the Catholic Priesthood

    Seminarian Jaime Maldonado-Avilés was interviewed for a National Catholic Register story about seminarians pursuing holy orders after earning a Ph.D.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Leeway in liturgical language?

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, published commentary in Our Sunday Visitor explaining the recent change to canon 838 of the Code of Canon Law. 

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  • Joseph E. Capizzi, Ph.D. Headshot

    What would Jesus do about ‘Dreamers’? Not what Trump did, Christian leaders say

    Joseph Capizzi, director, Institute for Human Ecology, was quoted in a Yahoo! News article about the Christian defense of DACA. He was also quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on DACA.

    Matthew Green, professor, politics, was quoted in an Angelus News story on DACA.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    Amy Barrett, a faithful judge

    University President John Garvey published commentary in the Washington Examiner on the Amy Barrett, a Catholic federal judge nominee. President Garvey's op-ed was cited in articles at CatholicCulture.org and America Magazine, and an editorial in the Examiner. He was also interviewed for a story in The Atlantic. His quote in America was referenced in a Deseret News story. President Garvey appeared on Fox New's Journal Editorial Report. 

    Catholic News Agency published a story that quoted President Garvey's commentary, and quoted Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology.

    Pecknold was also quoted in a National Review story, and published commentary in the Wall Street Journal. 

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on Belgian Brothers of Charity announcing they will continue offering euthanasia. His quote also appeared in a Spanish-language AP story. 

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope Francis questions whether Trump is really ‘pro-life’

    Jay Richards, research professor, was quoted in a Washington Times story about republicans and the pro-life label.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    John Garvey on DACA-ENN 2017-09-01

    University President John Garvey appeared on EWTN News Nightly to talk about DACA and immigration reform in light of Catholic teaching. He was quoted in Crux and Catholic News Agency on DACA. He appeared on Relevant Radio's Morning Air (min. 42:10). His statement on DACA was mentioned in an America story.

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    Garvey: Francis fosters new look at Church authority and higher education

    University President John Garvey published a Q&A with Crux about the Pope Francis Effect in Catholic higher education in America.

    The July interview was referenced in a September Crux story on the anniversary of the Land O'Lakes statement. 

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    EWTN Live - 2017-09-06 - Jay Richards

    Jay Richards, research professor, business, appeared on EWTN Live to talk about business and economics from a Catholic perspective.

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  • Hope is not selfish, it seeks the good of the whole community

    David Elliot, assistant professor, moral theology, was interviewed in Crux on hope in today’s world.

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  • Catholic Identity College Guide

    The Catholic University of America was listed in the National Catholic Register’s Catholic Identity College Guide.

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  • G. Grayson Wagstaff, Ph.D. Headshot

    Pope’s Choir Visits US for First Time in Decades

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean, and Timothy McDonnell, director, choral studies and the Institute of Sacred Music, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the upcoming visit of the Sistine Chapel Choir.

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  • John Garvey, J.D. Headshot

    At Mass of the Holy Spirit, cardinal encourages CUA students to share faith through actions

    University President John Garvey was quoted in the Catholic Standard’s coverage of the Mass of the Holy Spirit.

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

    New Ukrainian Catholic bishops in U.S. envision a missionary church

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on new Ukrainian Catholic bishops in the U.S.

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  • Kurt Martens, J.C.D. Headshot

    Argentine pastoral letter: ‘Accompaniment’ in marriage must be faithful

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Crux story on an Argentine pastoral letter on Amoris Laetitia.

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

    Nationals players share their faith with the community at Faith Day

    Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, research professor, theology, and Catholic chaplain of the Washington Nationals, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on the Nationals’ Faith Day.

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