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  • Catholic Bishop says debate over racism more complicated than statues

    A lecture by Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Ill., to social work graduate students and faculty was covered by Crux. The story also ran in the Tablet.

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    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. He was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Canon 838.

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

    The hidden world of addiction and recovery among women religious

    Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, research professor, was quoted in a Global Sisters Report story on addiction and recovery services for women religious.

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  • Andrew Yeo, Ph.D. Headshot

    South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, and fellow, Institute for Policy Research, was quoted in a Voice of America story on diplomatic relations between South and North Korea.

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  • Eileen A. Dombo, Ph.D., LICSW Headshot

    Diocese Names Board to Oversee Clergy Sex Abuse Allegations

    Eileen Dombo, professor, social work, was named to a panel to oversee clergy sex abuse allegations in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. The Associated Press reported on the panel. 

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  • G. Grayson Wagstaff, Ph.D. Headshot

    Sistine Chapel Choir comes to Catholic University of America

    Sophomores Cecilia Leskowicz and Katarina Ivancik were quoted in a WJLA story on the masterclass by the Sistine Chapel Choir.

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story previewing the Sistine Chapel Choir performance. Quotes from that story were published in a story at Aleteia.

    Wagstaff and Timothy McDonnell, director, choral studies and the Institute of Sacred Music, were interviewed on EWTN News nightly about the concert.

    Catholic News Service covered a workshop taught by the maestro of the choir. The concert by the Sistine Chapel Choir was reviewed by Washington Classical Review. 

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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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  • 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 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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