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Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on April 18, 2022.

Pope Francis: Catholic education is vital in ‘an age awash in information’

Apr 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has said that Catholic education and formation are more important than ever in “an age awash in information... Read more

Staff of the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland

Pope Francis commends university in Poland for six centuries of Catholic education

Jan 11, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis encouraged the students at the university to live out its motto: “Go and make disciples.” Read more

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr celebrates Mass at the tomb of St. Peter along with other bishops from the United States' Region VI during their ad limina visit to the Holy See.

Cincinnati archbishop: I would not have approved Biden’s visit to Catholic university

Jul 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Archbishop of Cincinnati on Tuesday said he was not informed of President Biden’s upcoming visit to a Catholic university... Read more

The Catholic University of America announces research grant from NASA

Jul 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Catholic University of America announced this week that it has received a $64.1 million research grant from NASA to... Read more

Pope John Paul II in 1996.

International appeal launched to promote St. John Paul II’s teaching

Oct 12, 2020

The rector of a Catholic university in Poland urged academics Monday to sign an appeal committing themselves to promoting the... Read more

Donald Trump at the RNC in Cleveland, Ohio, July 2016.

California abortion mandate violates federal law, Trump administration says

Jan 24, 2020

The Trump administration has said that California state policies violate federal law for requiring abortion coverage in religious groups’ health... Read more

The Catholic University of America.

Catholic University students vote to block porn

Apr 5, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Students at The Catholic University of America have asked the administration to ban the top 200 pornography websites from its... Read more

The Portiuncula Chapel on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Amid curriculum controversy, Franciscan University president calls for unity

Jan 18, 2019

The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said Monday that the university is committed to a faithful Catholic approach to... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila

Regis University defends campus 'drag show' despite archbishop's complaint

Nov 23, 2018

Officials at a Catholic university defended a campus “drag show” and classroom measures designed to support the gender identity preferences... Read more

Regis University.

Regis University provost encourages faculty to attend campus ‘drag show’

Nov 2, 2018

The provost of Denver’s Regis University has encouraged faculty members to attend a student drag show on the university campus,... Read more

Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria president denounces 'defiance' of pope by 'conservative Catholics'

Aug 30, 2018

Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University, said Wednesday that he unhesitatingly supports Pope Francis, in the wake of Archbishop... Read more

Syrian refugee.

Catholic universities study how to respond to migrant, refugee crisis

Nov 3, 2017

By Elise Harris

This week, representatives from Catholic universities around the world are gathered in Rome to study how higher education can better... Read more

Students.

Catholic colleges to undocumented students: You're still welcome

Dec 6, 2016

More than 100 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities have reaffirmed their support for undocumented students in light of questions... Read more

Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Amid communist rule, a Catholic university opens in Vietnam

Sep 21, 2016

After 40 years, the first Catholic Church-operated university opened in Vietnam since the advent of communism in the country.  Read more

New Catholic university launches Sacred Art master's

Sep 16, 2016

A new Catholic university has announced the launch of their Masters of Sacred Art degree program, which is available online.  Read more

The Golden Dome (Main Administration Building), University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame returns to its roots with 'faith and reason' center in Ireland

Jun 21, 2016

The Fighting Irish are headed to the Emerald Isle, with plans to establish a new center for dialogue between faith... Read more

Msgr. James P. Shea, President of the University of Mary in North Dakota.

University of Mary adds bioethics program to roster

Aug 1, 2014

The University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D., has teamed up with the National Catholic Bioethics Center to offer its students... Read more

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

Catholic scholar calls graduates to 'new moral movement'

May 22, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

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

Cardinal Peter Erdo, relator general of the 2014 Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on pastoral challenges to the Family.

Pope creates cardinal commission to address Peruvian university

Apr 30, 2014

The Apostolic Nunciature in Peru announced that Pope Francis has created a Commission of Cardinals to find a solution to... Read more

Classroom.

New Catholic college seeks to reshape education in UK

Feb 18, 2014

By Elise Harris

A co-founder of Benedictus College has expressed her hope that their education style, inspired by the writings of Bl. John... Read more