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US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends 3rd Annual Women's Rally, January 19, 2019.

Should fears about climate come before kids?

Mar 5, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Recent discussion of millennial concerns began after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested that younger people might not have children because... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, California.

Without God society has lost its humanity, Gomez warns conference

Feb 6, 2019

Society and humanity have removed God from daily life, and in doing so lost their purpose and sense of self,... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNadro and Catholic University president John Garvey at the Role of the Laity in Responding to the Crisis conference, Feb. 6, 2019. Courtesy photo.

Lessons on the sexual abuse crisis from marriage and the cross

Feb 6, 2019

The Church can look to marriage and the cross for insights into restoring trust and addressing the sexual abuse crisis,... Read more

Pregnant woman standing by the window.

What does ‘for the life and health of the mother’ mean in abortion law?

Jan 25, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

New York’s newly-signed abortion law permits abortion for any reason up until the 24th week of a pregnancy, and then... Read more

The Catholic University of America. CNA file photo.

CUA social work dean resigns over Kavanaugh tweets

Nov 26, 2018

A professor at The Catholic University of America has resigned as head of the university’s social work department, after a... Read more

A dewar with liquid nitrogen straws with frozen embryos and egg cells.

Embryonic IQ tests could ‘screen’ for less intelligent children, firm says

Nov 22, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

A company claims to have developed a new test that will permit parents to test and screen embryos for intelligence... Read more

CUA Campus.

Catholic universities withdraw honorary degrees from McCarrick

Jul 31, 2018

Two Catholic universities have withdrawn honorary degrees from Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, amid numerous allegations of sexual assault and misconduct.  Read more

Priest says new degree in Church administration builds servant-leaders

Jul 13, 2018

By Perry West

Seminaries will train priests in theology and philosophy, but how does priestly formation in the U.S. handle the business side... Read more

CUA Campus.

CUA board approves much-debated academic renewal plan

Jun 5, 2018

By Mary Farrow

A hotly-debated renewal plan for the Catholic University of America, which included the elimination of 35 faculty positions, the reorganization... Read more

Dr. Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw. Courtesy of Catholic University of America.

CUA appoints new dean of music, drama, and art

May 30, 2018

The Catholic University of America announced Tuesday that Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw has been appointed dean of the university's school of music.  Read more

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What a CUA symposium said about ‘Humanae Vitae’

Apr 10, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Catholic University of America played host last week to a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of Blessed Paul VI’s... Read more

Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

Wuerl: On ‘Humanae Vitae’ anniversary, we renew fidelity to the pope

Apr 6, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

“The Church, from the very beginning, has always recognized the special and unique role of Peter,” said Cardinal Donald Wuerl... Read more

2017 March for Life.

Catholic college contingents head to the March for Life

Jan 16, 2018

The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of... Read more

An Ethiopian scroll in the Gerald and Barbara Weiner collection at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

One of the largest collections of Ethiopian religious texts is in DC

Dec 31, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

With a recent gift of more than 600 handmade leather manuscripts, the Catholic University of America is now home to... Read more

Father James Martin, S.J., speaks at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin on August 23, 2018.

Fr. James Martin disinvited from speaking engagement over protests

Sep 16, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

Fr. James Martin, S.J., an editor at America magazine, has been disinvited from speaking at the Theological College, a seminary... Read more

Dr. Leo Nestor is inducted into the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great by Cardinal Donald Wuerl on May 14, 2016.

How a music professor became a papal knight

May 29, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

Growing up in a modest home in southern California, Leo Nestor never imagined that his love of music would one... Read more

CUA school of business receives millions in donations, gets new name

Apr 19, 2016

The Catholic University of America’s business school has received several major financial gifts, including the largest donation in university history.   Read more

      Catholic University of America graduation.

Entrepreneur, father of nine to serve as dean of CUA business school

Apr 5, 2016

The Catholic University of America’s new dean of the School of Business and Economics says that he hopes to integrate... Read more

Catholic University of America students volunteering at the Jordan House in Washington, DC, as part of the MLK Day of Service, Jan. 18, 2016.

The impact of Martin Luther King, Jr on these Catholic students

Jan 18, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Catholic University of America may have closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but around 700 students, faculty, and... Read more

Birth Control.

Court rejects Catholic concerns about new contraception mandate rules

Nov 14, 2014

A U.S. appeals court ruled Friday against Catholic organizations with objections to the Obama administration’s latest opt-out rules for mandated... Read more