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California Capitol Building.

California leaders are threatening Catholic colleges. Again.

A bill that strips longstanding legal protections for religious colleges and universities is underway in the California legislature – and... Read more

Cecile Richards.

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

Students at Georgetown University said that while a speaking invitation to the head of Planned Parenthood could have been an... Read more

Abby Johnson.

No one is beyond conversion, Abby Johnson tells Georgetown students

No matter how deeply someone may be entrenched in the culture of death, they are never beyond the loving reach... Read more

The seminary at Mount St. Mary's University.

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

Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary’s University president is... Read more

St. Augustine Hall, which houses the University Library, Queens, NY campus. Courtesy of St. John's University.

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

Aiming to reduce the financial burden of a college education, the New York-based St. John’s University has enacted a tuition... Read more

Annual guide offers help in finding authentic Catholic colleges

The Cardinal Newman Society’s 2015 Catholic college guide offers information about more than two dozen colleges, universities and other programs,... Read more

Loyola Marymount University.

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

The California government “directly targeted” two Catholic universities and violated federally guaranteed civil rights by ordering their health insurance plans... Read more

Mary Eberstadt speaks at Bonfils hall in Denver, Feb 11, 2013.

Catholic scholar calls graduates to 'new moral movement'

Each human person bears the face of Christ and plays a unique role in history, said Catholic scholar Mary Eberstadt,... Read more

Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR, president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, with honorary degree recipient Michael P. Warsaw on May 10, 2014. Photo courtesy of EWTN.

Imitate Mother Angelica’s faithfulness, EWTN head tells graduates

EWTN head Michael Warsaw praised the life of Mother Angelica as an inspiring model of Christian faith, exhorting the 2014... Read more

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

Loyola Marymount University’s appointment of an atheist dean with a record of service to abortion-supporting groups suggests the university may... Read more

Catholic University leaders reject criticism of Koch grant

The Catholic University of America’s president and business school dean say criticism of a $1 million grant from the Koch... Read more

University of Notre Dame.

Pope calls Notre Dame to 'unambiguous' Catholic witness

Pope Francis encouraged Notre Dame University to continue honoring its Catholic identity in the future, through a strong commitment to... Read more

Loyola Marymount University logo.

Loyola Marymount abortion policy change prompts criticism

A Jesuit college in California has sparked controversy by announcing that it will stop directly covering elective abortions, but will... Read more

Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria University reduces tuition to ease burden on families

Citing a desire to ease financial pressures on parents and students, Ave Maria University in Naples, Fla., has announced that... Read more

Freshmen students take part in last year's Outdoor Leadership Program in the wilderness of Wyoming.

Wyoming Catholic College opens hearts to God, president says

As a new academic year begins, Wyoming Catholic College’s new president believes that his school offers students an education meant... Read more

Students at The University of Notre Dame Australia speak with a professor before class.

Catholic college 'delighted' to receive top ratings in Australia

Officials at the University of Notre Dame Australia are pleased to have received the highest ratings in excellence in several... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston. File photo/CNA.

Boston cardinal to boycott graduation over honors to Irish official

Cardinal Séan O'Malley announced that he would not attend the commencement of Boston College due to an honorary degree Irish... Read more

Knights grateful for Gonzaga student group status

The Knights of Columbus applauded a decision by Gonzaga University to grant them recognition as a sponsored organization after their... Read more

Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR.

Franciscan University names Fr. Sean Sheridan as president

Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has named as its next president theology professor and canon lawyer Father Sean O.... Read more

Donegal, Ireland.

Christendom College summer program explores Church in Ireland

Christendom College has announced a new program in Ireland that will be launched this summer to offer students a deeper... Read more