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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.

Christendom College summer program explores Church in Ireland

Apr 6, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Christendom College has announced a new program in Ireland that will be launched this summer to offer students a deeper understanding of Western Christianity and the role of Ireland in particular.

Wyoming Catholic College's next president sees bright future

Mar 23, 2013 - 01:09 pm .- Dr. Kevin Roberts, incoming president of Wyoming Catholic College, says he is “thrilled and humbled” to head a school with “supernatural joy” and a desire to be a leading force in Catholic higher education.

Catholic students lobby at UN commission on women

Mar 20, 2013 - 04:05 am .- Students at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio worked to educate delegates at a recent United Nations commission about the importance of life and family in protecting women’s interests.

Catholic University students use spring break to serve

Mar 8, 2013 - 02:09 am .- Almost 100 students and staff at the Catholic University of America are giving up their spring break to take part in mission trips abroad and service projects within the U.S.

Catholic college students honor Pope Benedict's last days

Feb 28, 2013 - 02:11 am .- Students at American Catholic universities are observing the end of Pope Benedict XVI’s papacy with special Masses, prayers and acts of charity.

Bishops find progress in relationship with Catholic colleges

Jan 10, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- A report by the U.S. bishops finds a positive relationship between Catholic universities in America and the Church, while encouraging continued cooperation and growth.

Notre Dame's creation of 'GLBTQ' student organization draws concern

Dec 6, 2012 - 03:23 pm .- The University of Notre Dame has established a “GLBTQ” student organization that one critic says is “astonishingly extensive” and provides a potential venue for homosexual activists to undermine Catholic teaching.

Wyoming Catholic College dismisses chaplain for misbehavior

Dec 6, 2012 - 04:03 am .- Wyoming Catholic College has discharged its new chaplain Father Stuart MacDonald following the discovery of a “pattern of misbehavior” around students such as excess drinking and bad language.

Cardinal Newman Society releases college guide with expanded resources

Oct 25, 2012 - 02:30 am .- The Cardinal Newman Society has published its 2012-2013 edition of “The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College,” along with a companion magazine to help high school students and their parents pursue faithful higher education.

Catholic students spark controversy over IVF support

Oct 2, 2012 - 04:02 am .- Students at Loyola Law School have drawn criticism over writing a legal brief in support of Costa Rica legalizing in-vitro fertilization, a practice condemned by the Church.

Elite Peruvian university stripped of Catholic credentials

Jul 21, 2012 - 08:07 am .- The Vatican has announced it is stripping the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru of its Catholic identity after the elite university repeatedly refused to comply with the Church’s requirements for colleges.

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