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American seminary in Rome to defend itself against lawsuit alleging ‘predatory homosexuality’

The American seminary in Rome has said it will defend itself “vigorously” against a lawsuit filed by a former student... Read more

Ordination of new Deacons from the Pontifical North American College in St. Peter's Basilica, Oct. 3, 2019.

Rome's American seminary quarantines as students test positive for coronavirus

The college for American seminarians in Rome is quarantining as a campus after several students tested positive for the coronavirus... Read more

Seminarians from the Pontifical North American College meet Pope Francis Sept. 6, 2020.

Newly arrived American seminarians meet Pope Francis after travel quarantine

American seminarians met with Pope Francis this week after completing a 14-day mandatory quarantine upon their arrival in Rome.  Read more

Seminarians from the North American College in Rome, Italy pray the rosary in St. Peter's Square March 13, 2016. CNA file photo.

American seminary in Rome sends students home during coronavirus

Amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the Pontifical North American College seminary has sent students to return to their homes and... Read more

Stations of the Cross at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Rome.

How American seminarians in Rome celebrate Holy Week

For American seminarians at the Pontifical North American college in Rome, Holy Week liturgies take on new life and dimension,... Read more

Installation Mass of Reverend Peter Harman at the NAC, Feb. 28, 2016.

Rome's US seminary welcomes new rector

The Pontifical North American College (NAC) on Sunday officially installed its new rector, Fr. Peter Harman.    Read more

Pope Francis laughing outside of St. Peter's Basilica during the general audience on April 1, 2015.

Pope Francis to honor Junipero Serra at American seminary in Rome

Since Pope Francis won’t make it to California for the canonization of its great evangelizer, he will join a celebration... Read more

 The North American Martyrs celebrate winning the Clericus Cup two years in a row on May 18, 2013.

American seminarians win Clericus Cup second time

The North American Martyrs succeeded in clinching the Clericus Cup for the second year in a row, beating the seminarians... Read more

(L-R) Msgr James Checchio, James and Miriam Mulva, Archbishop John Myers, unknown, Jonathan Mulva and Cardinal Edwin O'Brien.

North American College breaks ground on 10-story building

Seminarians filled the North American College with strains of “Holy God We Praise Thy Name” as they took part in... Read more