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Methodist-linked university’s Christian conduct code under fire from LGBT advocates

Sep 22, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Do church-affiliated universities and Christian moral codes have a place in higher ed? Critics of Seattle Pacific University, it seems,... Read more

Applications are open for the new scholarship program established by the Bellarmine Fund.

Follow in the footsteps of St. Robert Bellarmine: scholarships for scholars

A new scholarship program aims to support future members of the workforce with an “authentically Catholic” education. 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

A photo of the earth by the crew of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, which entered lunar orbit Dec. 24, 1968. Credit: NASA/Bill Anders.

Grant to fund network of Catholic thought institutes, fostering faith-science dialogue

Feb 18, 2022

By Kate Olivera

A Chicago-based Catholic nonprofit has been awarded more than $3.6 million to assist the launch of a national network of... Read more

Williams Memorial Chapel at the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri.

Christian college argues against co-ed housing requirement in appellate court

Nov 18, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Attorneys representing a Christian college in Missouri delivered oral arguments Nov. 17 in federal court, seeking to preserve the school’s... Read more

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UK bill would fine universities for failing to protect free speech

May 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

A proposed law in the UK aiming to bolster the protection of free speech could impose fines on universities if... Read more

The University of Aberdeen.

Pro-life student group wins affiliation at Scottish university

May 24, 2019

A pro-life group at the University of Aberdeen has been granted affiliation by the school's student association, a month after... Read more

The flag of Scotland.

Scottish pro-life student group in suspense over its fate

Apr 29, 2019

With the University of Aberdeen's student association meeting one person short of a quorum last week, it will be at... Read more

The University of Aberdeen.

Pro-life student group sues Scottish university for alleged discrimination

Apr 16, 2019

A pro-life student group at the University of Aberdeen filed a lawsuit Friday against the university and its student association... Read more

An unborn baby at 20 weeks.

Scottish universities seek to limit student pro-life groups

Nov 27, 2018

Student associations at both the University of Aberdeen and the University of Glasgow have recently blocked pro-life student groups from... Read more