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Pastoral care of Hispanics, outreach to youth top Encuentro priorities

Pastoral care of Hispanics, outreach to youth top Encuentro priorities

| Norma Montenegro Flynn | October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The pastoral care of Hispanic families and immigrants, accompaniment of youth and young adults, and leadership development were the top priorities that Hispanic ministry leaders of seven dioceses, including the Archdiocese of Washington, addressed Oct. 5 at The Catholic University of America.

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Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis

Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis

| Dennis Sadowski | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two systematic theologians examined how power and clericalism among Catholic clergy played a role in creating the sexual abuse crisis that has rocked the church anew since June during a daylong Catholic University of America conference.

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Catholic University students call for dean ouster over Kavanaugh tweets

Catholic University students call for dean ouster over Kavanaugh tweets

| Rhina Guidos | October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some students, alumni and faculty members at The Catholic University of America in Washington are calling for the resignation of the dean of its National Catholic School of Social Service following a series of tweets he wrote criticizing women who accused embattled Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

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‘Humanae Vitae’ said rooted in respect church has for human dignity

‘Humanae Vitae’ said rooted in respect church has for human dignity

| Dennis Sadowski | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifty years ago, an encyclical was released affirming a long-held teaching of the Catholic Church, yet it became one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent church history.

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Michael Novak, noted theologian, philosopher and author, dies at 83

Michael Novak, noted theologian, philosopher and author, dies at 83

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Michael Novak, a Catholic philosopher, theologian and author who was highly regarded for his religious scholarship and intellectual independence, died Feb. 17 at his home in Washington. He was 83.

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Pope appoints head of Catholic University of America to Vatican agency

Pope appoints head of Catholic University of America to Vatican agency

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis appointed John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America, to the board of directors of a Vatican agency overseeing institutes of higher learning.

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Gaffigans offer Catholic University graduates witty banter, sage advice

Gaffigans offer Catholic University graduates witty banter, sage advice

| Maureen Boyle | May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

True happiness exists in the love of faith, family and fresh guacamole, comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife and writing partner, Jeannie, told more than 1,700 graduates of the Class of 2016 during The Catholic University of America’s 127th annual commencement on May 14.

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Q&A with president of Catholic University of America

Q&A with president of Catholic University of America

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

John Garvey is the 15th president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a nationally renowned expert in constitutional law, religious liberty and the First Amendment. He spoke earlier this summer at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul on “The Challenges of Mission-focused Leadership at a Catholic University.”

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Catholic university president to speak on mission-focused leadership

Catholic university president to speak on mission-focused leadership

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will be the next speaker in an ongoing series of talks at the University of St. Thomas addressing the challenges facing Catholic higher education today.

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School of virtue teaches kids to be good parents

School of virtue teaches kids to be good parents

| John Garvey | June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

A couple of years ago, the Journal of Experimental Psychology published a study of Canadian air traffic controllers that compared the performance of older and younger workers. Predictably, it found that the older ones had slower reaction times, poorer memories and diminished perceptual and motor skills.

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