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This California bill could hurt poor students at religious schools

Aug 8, 2016 - 06:07 pm .- Religious students from disadvantaged backgrounds could be most affected by a California bill threatening state-backed student grants to schools that disagree with same-sex marriage and gender ideology.  

California leaders are threatening Catholic colleges. Again.

Jun 28, 2016 - 03:02 am .- A bill that strips longstanding legal protections for religious colleges and universities is underway in the California legislature – and some say it will imperil Catholic education unless changes are made.

A rally, not a dialogue – Georgetown students spurn Cecile Richards’ talk

Apr 22, 2016 - 01:21 pm .- Students at Georgetown University said that while a speaking invitation to the head of Planned Parenthood could have been an opportunity for honest dialogue, it was instead nothing more than a platformin favor of abortion and contraception.  

No one is beyond conversion, Abby Johnson tells Georgetown students

Apr 21, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- No matter how deeply someone may be entrenched in the culture of death, they are never beyond the loving reach of Christ, said former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson to a group of Georgetown University students on Wednesday.  

More allegations emerge as Mount St. Mary's controversy boils

Feb 11, 2016 - 03:42 pm .- Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary’s University president is now under fire for criticizing expressions of the Catholic faith at the school.

For St. John's University, affordable tuition is a Catholic cause

Jun 5, 2015 - 11:23 am .- Aiming to reduce the financial burden of a college education, the New York-based St. John’s University has enacted a tuition freeze for the 2015-2016 school year, along with other efforts to keep costs low for students.

Annual guide offers help in finding authentic Catholic colleges

Oct 7, 2014 - 07:41 pm .- The Cardinal Newman Society’s 2015 Catholic college guide offers information about more than two dozen colleges, universities and other programs, with new features to help prospective students find a good fit.  

Calif. abortion mandate deemed a 'flagrant violation' of civil rights

Oct 3, 2014 - 04:30 pm .- The California government “directly targeted” two Catholic universities and violated federally guaranteed civil rights by ordering their health insurance plans to cover abortions, the California Catholic Conference has charged.  

Catholic scholar calls graduates to 'new moral movement'

May 22, 2014 - 12:03 pm .- Each human person bears the face of Christ and plays a unique role in history, said Catholic scholar Mary Eberstadt, calling a crowd of new college graduates to embrace Pope Francis’ desire for a “new moral movement.”

Imitate Mother Angelica’s faithfulness, EWTN head tells graduates

May 13, 2014 - 01:24 pm .- EWTN head Michael Warsaw praised the life of Mother Angelica as an inspiring model of Christian faith, exhorting the 2014 graduating class of the Franciscan University of Steubenville to trust in God’s providence.

Loyola Marymount community objects to dean's links to abortion groups

May 1, 2014 - 04:33 pm .- Loyola Marymount University’s appointment of an atheist dean with a record of service to abortion-supporting groups suggests the university may be unable to sustain its Catholic identity, one alumni group has charged.

Catholic University leaders reject criticism of Koch grant

Feb 23, 2014 - 04:46 pm .- The Catholic University of America’s president and business school dean say criticism of a $1 million grant from the Koch Foundation is unfounded and treats debatable positions as official Church teaching.

Pope calls Notre Dame to 'unambiguous' Catholic witness

Jan 30, 2014 - 05:30 pm .- Pope Francis encouraged Notre Dame University to continue honoring its Catholic identity in the future, through a strong commitment to education and witness to Church moral teaching.

Loyola Marymount abortion policy change prompts criticism

Oct 10, 2013 - 02:07 am .- A Jesuit college in California has sparked controversy by announcing that it will stop directly covering elective abortions, but will instead offer employees a separate, unsubsidized plan to cover them.

Ave Maria University reduces tuition to ease burden on families

Oct 3, 2013 - 04:05 am .- Citing a desire to ease financial pressures on parents and students, Ave Maria University in Naples, Fla., has announced that it will reduce its annual undergraduate tuition for new students by $5,000 next year.  

Wyoming Catholic College opens hearts to God, president says

Sep 22, 2013 - 04:47 pm .- As a new academic year begins, Wyoming Catholic College’s new president believes that his school offers students an education meant to integrate all aspects of the human person, allowing an openness to God.

Catholic college 'delighted' to receive top ratings in Australia

Sep 5, 2013 - 12:20 pm .- Officials at the University of Notre Dame Australia are pleased to have received the highest ratings in excellence in several different areas from the Good Universities Guide 2014.

Boston cardinal to boycott graduation over honors to Irish official

May 10, 2013 - 04:45 pm .- Cardinal Séan O'Malley announced that he would not attend the commencement of Boston College due to an honorary degree Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will receive at graduation.

Knights grateful for Gonzaga student group status

May 2, 2013 - 12:35 pm .- The Knights of Columbus applauded a decision by Gonzaga University to grant them recognition as a sponsored organization after their application to be acknowledged as a student club was denied.

Franciscan University names Fr. Sean Sheridan as president

Apr 22, 2013 - 01:22 pm .- Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has named as its next president theology professor and canon lawyer Father Sean O. Sheridan.

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