Introducing the 2014 Guide for Catholic Colleges

Every year The Cardinal Newman Society publishes a guide for choosing Catholic colleges and universities.  According to Catholic Education Daily, published online by the Newman Society, The Newman Guide recommends 28 colleges, universities and online programs for strength of Catholic identity and academic excellence, with an emphasis on undergraduate education. Primary sections include in-depth information on academics, […]

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Quick Notre Dame Update

American Papist reports that 46 bishops have responded to Notre Dame’s Obama invitation. Bishop John D’Arcy (Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the diocese in which ND is located) has issued two further statements. One is on “Unseemly and Unhelpful Demonstrations at Notre Dame”. The other statement offers a response to and correction of a letter […]

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More on ND

Almost two weeks after Notre Dame announced that President Obama would be giving the commencement address and receiving an honorary degree, the commentary continues. A number of bishops have weighed in. Among them: Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston [scroll to the bottom] “I find the invitation very disappointing. . . . Even given the dignity […]

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Notre Dame’s Poor Judgment

Last Friday, Notre Dame University announced that President Obama accepted their invitation to speak at commencement this May. The University will also be awarding the president an honorary doctor of laws degree. From The Observer Online: “The invitation of President Obama to be our Commencement speaker should in no way be taken as condoning or […]

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Abstinence and Red Carpets

With all the bad press that abstinence and chastity receive, it’s nice to hear some good news. This time it comes in the form of two new U.S. studies that “provide encouraging findings about abstinence education.” Check it out. And from Poland, a creative way to spotlight religious life: The Catholic University of Lublin hosted […]

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Go Monks!

In recent years, Belmont Abbey College in the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina has been a notable bright spot on the Catholic higher education landscape in the United States. Much of the credit for the institution’s resurgence rightly goes to its dynamic, new president, Dr. William Thierfelder, as well as the community of Benedictine monks […]

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New Statement Responds to Campaign Events at Catholic Colleges

Following a series of campaign events by pro-abortion presidential candidates on Catholic college campuses, a coalition of influential Catholic organizations today released a statement urging all Catholic institutions to refuse to host politicians who oppose Catholic teaching on serious moral issues. The statement was organized by The Cardinal Newman Society, a group that works to […]

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