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Major survey finds ‘conservative’ and ‘orthodox’ priests on the rise

Nov 7, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

A new survey indicates that priests describing themselves as “progressive” are practically going “extinct” among U.S. seminary graduates, among other... Read more

Father Aquinas Guilbeau, OP, has been appointed the new vice president of ministry and mission for the Catholic University of America.

Dominican priest becomes first VP of ministry and mission at Catholic University of America

Oct 18, 2023

By Zoe Romanowsky

Father Aquinas Guilbeau, OP, who has been CUA chaplain for the past year, will continue to assist and guide the... Read more


What is Bidenomics and how will it affect the economy and families?

Jul 17, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The president’s economic plan calls for higher taxes on the wealthy, and more spending on education and job training programs,... Read more


Arrest made in murder of Kentucky teacher on Catholic University of America campus

Jul 13, 2023

By Daniel Payne

On July 5, 25-year-old Maxwell Emerson was shot and killed on the university’s Washington, D.C., campus. Read more

The Catholic University of America, June 1, 2018.

After Catholic University shooting death, family disputes DC police statements

Jul 7, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The victim’s parents claim their son sent a Snapchat message just before his death proving the crime was random, contrary... Read more


Man shot at DC’s Catholic University was Kentucky high school teacher

Jul 6, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Police believe that the two men knew each other, Catholic University of America President Peter Kilpatrick said. Read more


Man fatally shot on DC campus of Catholic University of America

Jul 5, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The university said that the two individuals are believed to have known each other and “this was not a random... Read more

Francisco Cornejo of Storybook is awarded the grand prize at “Catholic Shark Tank.”

Catholic ‘Shark Tank’: Startup founders pitch products with a purpose at SENT competition

May 29, 2023

By Lauretta Brown

Entrepreneurs with businesses grounded in their Catholic faith participated last month in a competition for a $5,000 cash prize. Read more


Catholic bishops, educators ask regulators to reject transgender sports rule

May 18, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The proposed rule would amend the current regulations set by Title IX to restructure how schools must address transgender issues... Read more

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., blesses the newly unveiled "National Life Monument" on the campus of The Catholic University of America's Theological College on May 17, 2023.

Monument to life is installed at Catholic University in Washington, DC

May 17, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The new “National Life Monument” was unveiled and dedicated today on the campus of The Catholic University of America’s Theological... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI during his arrival in the Lisbon airport on May 11, 2010

Benedict XVI’s theology summed up by his last words, says theologian

Jan 4, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

To theologian Chad Pecknold, the hallmark of all Benedict XVI’s teaching is “that encounter with Jesus Christ [that] is divine... Read more

Peter Kilpatrick is formally installed as the 16th president of the Catholic University of America at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 11, 2022.

Peter Kilpatrick installed as new Catholic University president

Nov 11, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Students and faculty flooded the pews of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Friday during the... Read more


DC Catholic community searches and prays for missing student

Oct 28, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Taylor Hackel, 24, a graduate student at a Catholic institution in Washington, D.C., was reported missing Wednesday. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito

Supreme Court Justice Alito: faith ‘should affect the way you treat people’ as a judge

Sep 28, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The author of the deciding opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade made his remarks Tuesday to law students at the... Read more

A group of volunteers stand in front of a Notre-Dame Cathedral truss replica at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26, 2022.

Catholic University raises replica of Notre-Dame de Paris truss

Sep 27, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Produced using traditional, 800-year-old methods, the hand-hewn truss was created using blueprints of the original roof supports. Read more

Peter Kilpatrick, the new president of The Catholic University of America, addresses students, staff, and faculty at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 1, 2022, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance, new Catholic University president urges students

Sep 1, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Peter Kilpatrick has a background in the hard sciences but spoke to students about matters of the soul, urging them... Read more

The Dorothy dress at the center of the dispute.

Judge blocks auction of Dorothy's Wizard of Oz dress, over Catholic University's objections

May 23, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Catholic University of America cannot auction a dress from the Wizard of Oz until a court resolves a legal... Read more

Yellow brick road.

Not over the rainbow, yet: Lawsuit blocks Catholic University's auction of 'Wizard of Oz' dress

May 22, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The university had planned to auction the dress to fund its drama school. Read more

Fr. Gilbert Hartke holds a dress gifted to him that Judy Garland wore as Dorothy Gale in the 1939 film ‘The Wizard of Oz’.

Catholic University to auction Wizard of Oz 'Dorothy' dress 

Apr 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Catholic University of America will auction a million-dollar dress that Judy Garland wore as Dorothy Gale in the 1939... Read more

Peter K. Kilpatrick was named the president of The Catholic University of America on March 29, 2022.

Peter Kilpatrick named next president of Catholic University

Mar 29, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Peter K. Kilpatrick, a former dean of the engineering school at the University of Notre Dame who has served as... Read more