Taking the Catholic out of Catholic universities

As the college term drew to a close last spring, Providence College’s most prominent professor, Anthony Esolen, author of hundreds of articles and several books—including what some reviewers consider the best translation of Dante’s Divine Comedy—packed up and got ready to

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Santa Clara University: we’re too white

The following comes from a May 10 Santa Clara University press release: In a time of heightened global attention to racial and social issues impacting people of color signified by unrest across the nation’s campuses, Santa Clara University President Michael

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“Lavender Graduations” go unchallenged at Catholic Universities

In the next two weeks a number of California’s ostensibly Catholic Colleges and Universities will hold their graduation ceremonies. The ceremonies will include what are called ‘Lavender Graduations,’ informal parts of commencement that don’t replace the traditional graduation ceremony, but

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Same-sex marriage activists meet at Catholic college

The following comes from a March 3 Cardinal Newman Society article by Adam Cassandra: Saint Mary’s College of California hosted a roundtable discussion on Monday night “exploring the intersections of LGBT, Religion, Race, Gender and Ethnicity” featuring four activists for

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Catholic colleges and Planned Parenthood: new proof of collusion

The following comes from an August 19 Crisis Magazine article by Patrick Reilly and Justin Petrisek: As corporations and governments face increasing pressure to cut ties with scandal-plagued Planned Parenthood, let’s not forget the obvious: Catholic colleges ought to do

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Scandalous commencement honors announced at eight Catholic colleges

The following comes from an April 22 Cardinal Newman Society article by Kimberly Scharfenberger: At least eight Catholic colleges have announced scandalous speakers or honorees at their 2015 commencement ceremonies, according to The Cardinal Newman Society’s annual review of college

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What’s wrong with our universities?

The following comes from an April 14 Catholic Education Daily article by Kimberly Scharfenberger: Catholic colleges and law schools can proudly claim 65 alumni in the U.S. House of Representatives—which amounts to 15 percent of the House, about double the Catholic share

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