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CUA's administrators, faculty, staff and students are often quoted or featured in a wide variety of print, online and TV interviews. Below are stories featuring members of the CUA community.

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  • September 22, 2016

    Pope Francis’ Canon Law Change Strengthens Evangelism With Eastern Churches

    Msgr. William King, lecturer, canon law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Pope Francis' changes to canon law that strengthen ties with Eastern churches.

  • September 22, 2016

    Scholars Reaffirm Church Teaching on Contraceptives

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in stories by Catholic News Service, Catholic News Agency, and America magazine on a press conference at which he was a panelist on Catholics and contraceptives. The Cardinal Newman Society also wrote about the statement.

  • September 21, 2016

    The Catholic Vote

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in an Atlantic story on Catholics and politics and in the National Catholic Register on how Trump should try to reach Catholic voters. Matthew Green, Professor, politics, was quoted in an article posted to The Pilot discussing the sway the "Catholic vote" may have in the upcoming presidential election, with specific regard to the Trump campaign.

  • September 18, 2016

    Beating Homesickness

    Camilla MacKenzie, senior, theology major, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about overcoming homesickness at college.

  • September 17, 2016

    Can Democrats Take Congress

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter column on the chance of democrats taking control of the House this election.

  • September 16, 2016

    Day of Service Dedicated to St. Teresa

    University President John Garvey and Zach Beckman, senior, were mentioned in WTOP coverage of the University's day of service.

  • September 16, 2016

    Garvey urges 'zeal' in defending religious liberty

    University President John Garvey spoke about religious liberty at the annual Catholic Courier lecture series. The Courier wrote about the talk.

  • September 13, 2016

    Space storms could crash upper Midwest’s power grid

    Chigomezyo Ngwira, space physicist, was quoted in Science Magazine discussing the necessity of protecting national power grids against space storms.

  • September 12, 2016

    The Court after Scalia: “An establishment of religion”

    Robert Destro, Proffessor, Law was mentioned in a SCOTUSBlog posting on how the future Supreme Court Justice may interpret the "establishment of religion."

  • September 12, 2016

    Sept. 11, 2001: Good and Evil in a Dublin Pub

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay in First Things on the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • September 11, 2016

    'The U.S. government was pretty much blind' - How 9/11 impacted Iraqi Christians

    Maryann Cusimano-Love, Professor, Politics was quoted in an article posted on Catholic Online discussing U.S. Foreign Policy in regards to religion following 9/11/2001 and in the years following.

  • September 9, 2016

    Cardinal encourages CUA students to manifest ‘our faith alive’ on campus

    University President John Garvey, was quoted in the Catholic Standard regarding his disucssion of faith at the recent Mass of the Holy Spirit.

  • September 2, 2016

    Convicted Sex Offender Jared Fogle Sues Parents of One of His Victims

    Mary G. Leary, Professor, Law was quoted in an article posted on Broadly discussing the emotional course of action a sexual abuse defendant may take, with specific regard to the ongoing Jared Fogle case.

  • September 1, 2016

    University Experts on Mother Teresa

    A number of CUA experts were interviewed about the canonization of Mother Teresa. University President John Garvey appeared on EWTN to talk about the soon-to-be saints connections to the University. Shane MacDonald, archives technician, was interviewed by Catholic News Service and EWTN News Nightly about the Mother Teresa archives held at Catholic University. Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgical studies, was interviewed by Voice of America and the Wall Street Journal on Mother Teresa.

  • September 1, 2016

    Catholic Approach to Labor Day

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was on Morning Glory radio to talk about the Catholic approach to labor day.

  • September 1, 2016

    Catholics are obligated to care for the planet, just like care for the sick, Pope Francis says

    William Dinges, Professor, Religious Studies was quoted in a Washington Post article discussing Pope Francis's position on humanity's care for the enviroment.

  • September 1, 2016

    Newly discovered protostar is well placed for studying how massive stars form

    Martin Cordiner, Research Fellow, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, was quoted in an article written in Astronomy Magazine regarding the discovery of a baby star 12,000 light years from earth.

  • September 1, 2016

    Care for Creation and the Environment

    Lucia Silecchia, J.D., law, is featured in a segment aired on EWTN discussing care for creation and the environment.

  • August 31, 2016

    Catholic University Aids in Clemency Case

    Sandy Ogilvy, professor, law, was quoted in several stories about Timothy J. Tyler, a nonviolent drug offender who was granted clemency by President Obama. Catholic University's Innocence Project Clinic and Clemency Project filed a petition on Tyler's behalf. CUA's connection to the clemencies was mentioned by WJLA7. Recent graduate Melissa Saldivar was also interviewed.

  • August 29, 2016

    Politics of Pornography

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the politics of pornography.

  • August 29, 2016

    What is your best piece of advice for recent grads looking to jumpstart their career?

    Daniel F. Attridge, dean, law, was quoted in a Q&A posted on GoodCall regarding post grad career advice for recently graduated law students.

  • August 25, 2016

    Faculty on Amoris Laetitia

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was interviewed for a story on debates that exist over Amoris Laetitia. John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Religion News Service article previewing the pope's apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. After its publication, he was quoted in Catholic News Service, Crux and National Catholic Reporter. Grabowski and Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, were quoted in a National Catholic Reporter reaction story. William Mattison, interim dean, theology, and Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, were quoted in a Boston Globe story. Mattison was also quoted in a National Catholic Reporter reaction story. Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, published an article in Our Sunday Visitor on the internal forum. He was also quoted in a Catholic News Agency article. Grabowski and Pecknold were quoted in a National Catholic Register story.

  • August 25, 2016

    How Priests, Rabbis and Ministers Can Bring Science into Their Theology

    David A. Bosworth, Ph.D., biblical studies, authored an entry posted on the Sinai and Synapses Blog regarding the compatibility of science and theology, and how religious figures can parallel the two.

  • August 24, 2016

    The Role of Catholic University as the National University of the Church

    Andrew Abela, provost, appeared on EWTN Live to talk about the role of Catholic University as the national university of the Catholic Church in America.

  • August 23, 2016

    Campus Ministry, A Home Away From Home

    Angela Fragale, senior, was quoted in a Catholic Standard story on campus ministry at local colleges.

  • August 17, 2016

    Security, Inventory, and Provenance: Confronting the hidden truth about theft in libraries

    Lenore Rouse, Curator, was mentioned in an article published in American Libraries Magazine discussing her active role in solving rare book theft from the Mullen Library collections.

  • August 10, 2016

    Young People's Views on Same-Sex Relationships

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about a recent survey of young people's views on same-sex relationships (min. 20:20).

  • August 10, 2016

    Cop turned college dean: Why police need to hit the books before hitting the streets

    William C. Rainford, dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service, talks about the importance of education for the police.

  • August 9, 2016

    The many meanings of Rio’s massive Christ statue

    Nora Heimann, chair, art, and Duilia de Mello, associate professor at CUA and research associate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, was quoted in a Aug. 9 The Washington Post article about the meanings of Rio's massive Christ.

  • August 8, 2016

    Why a Faith-Based Education May be Right for You

    Andrew Abela, provost, was interviewed on Balancing Act (which airs on Lifetime) on why faith-based education may be right for a student.

  • August 8, 2016

    When Ethics Conflict with the Law

    A.G. Harmon, clinical associate professor of law, talks about the ethical obligations of a lawyer

  • August 7, 2016

    Parish Set to Offer Traditional Latin Mass

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor, was quoted in an Associated Press story on a New Hampshire parish offering traditional Latin Mass.

  • August 5, 2016

    Tolerance, Religious Freedom and the 2016 Election

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the 2016 election and religious freedom

  • August 4, 2016

    Democratic Deficit and Missile Defense in South Korea

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, co-wrote an Aug. 4 Diplomat article about the diplomatic implications of a missile defense system in South Korea.

  • August 4, 2016

    Preparing Dioceses for Tragedy

    Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, clinical associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Aug. 4 Catholic News Service about training dioceses on how to deal with tragedy.

  • August 4, 2016

    Passing of Franny Murray

    An Aug. 4 WUSA 9 TV story noted the death of longtime Catholic University employee Franny Murray.

  • August 3, 2016

    Knights of Columbus Annual Convention

    University President John Garvey attended the Knights of Columbus annual convention in Toronto in August. He was quoted in two Crux articles written about the meeting.

  • August 2, 2016

    Professor outlines porn's perils

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on his comments on pornography at a Courage International conference. Grabowski's talk was also mentioned in a National Catholic Register story.

  • August 1, 2016

    Krakow in the Capital

    Evan Wescott, alumnus, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on a World Youth Day event held on the Catholic University campus. The event was also mentioned in stories published in The Arlington Catholic Herald, Baltimore Post-Examiner,and two stories in El Pregonero.

  • July 31, 2016

    Hollywood Sues Movie Filter Service

    Susanna Frederick Fischer, associate professor, law, was quoted in a Deseret News article on a law suit involving a movie filtering service.

  • July 29, 2016

    How democrats have reclaimed core American values

    John Kenneth White, professor, politics, published an article in the New York Daily News on how democrats have reclaimed core American values.

  • July 29, 2016

    From players, pipes and pedals, a celestial song

    Julie Vidrick Evans, CUA alumna, and Joy-Leilani Garrett, PhD candidate, musicology, were featured in a Washington Post article profiling local organists.

  • July 28, 2016

    Give thanks for your brothers and sisters

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, published an essay on siblings in U.S. Catholic.

  • July 26, 2016

    Catholic Universities Need Catholic Faculty

    University President John Garvey spoke at a Napa Institute conference in July. Catholic News Service covered his remarks.

  • July 25, 2016

    Rebuilding Trust

    Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, and Stephen McKenna, chair, media studies, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story on a spring conference on rebuilding trust.

  • July 25, 2016

    Pope Appoints Garvey to Vatican Agency

    University President John Garvey was named to the board of directors of a Vatican agency overseeing higher learning. The announcement was published by Catholic News Service.

  • July 22, 2016

    Memory and Design

    Miriam Gusevich, associate professor, architecture, and Jay Kabriel, assistant professor, architecture, were mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Education article for a design competition in which they placed.

  • July 22, 2016

    Listening to Others and Finding Meaning

    Michael Gorman, associate professor, philosophy, discussed his research on human fulfillment as part of the Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life project with the University of Chicago.

  • July 21, 2016

    Archdiocese of Munich Possesses Wealth of Resources

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on archdioceses and wealth.

  • July 20, 2016

    La violencia actual y la sociología

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor, sociology, was interviewed by La Voz de América on the relation between violence and sociology.

  • July 13, 2016

    Cautious Optimism as U.S. Sends Troops to Mosul

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, moral theology, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency article about just war and the U.S. sending more troops to Iraq.

  • July 12, 2016

    You probably know someone who's been domestically abused

    Eileen Dombo, assistant professor, social work, is quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on a domestic abuse symposium host by the National Catholic School of Social Service.

  • July 8, 2016

    Chaput edict draws mixed reviews; Kenney calls it 'not Christian'

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an article published in the Philadelphia Inquirer discussing controversial comments made by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.

  • July 7, 2016

    Press Director on Cardinal George's Last Book

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, CUA Press, appeared on the Son Rise Morning Show on EWTN radio to discuss Cardinal George's last book.

  • July 7, 2016

    How Rapists Have Avoided Prison

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Boston Globe story on convicted rapists not receiving jail time.

  • July 7, 2016

    Archbishop Chaput's Guidelines for Implementing Amoris Laetitia

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Archbishop Chaput's guidelines for implementing Amoris Laetitia.

  • July 7, 2016

    How Archbishop Cupich's Appointment Could Shape U.S. Church

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an America story on Archbishop Cupich's appointment to the Congregation for Bishops.

  • July 5, 2016

    Room for Pro-Life Democrats?

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in an America story on the Democratic platform.

  • June 30, 2016

    D.C. Residents not feeling 'New Columbia'

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Washington Post story on what Washington, D.C. might be called if it is granted statehood.

  • June 29, 2016

    Supreme Court Decision on Texas Abortion Law

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed by Crux and Catholic News Agency on the Supreme Courts decision to strike down a Texas law that sought to regulate abortion clinics.

  • June 29, 2016

    Student Project Promotes Safe Tackling

    Two 2016 graduates, Tori Sudjian and Micael Weldon, and Greg Behrmann, clinical assistant professor, biomedical engineering, were interviewed on WJLA on a device they designed to promote safe tackling.

  • June 23, 2016

    Will House Sit-in Accomplish Anything?

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, published a blog in The Washington Post on the recent sit in the House for gun control.

  • June 22, 2016

    The Catholic Church has something to say about your paycheck

    Bill Bowman, dean, Busch School of Business, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the Church's view of business and wages.

  • June 20, 2016

    Revisiting Laudato Si'

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an op-ed in the ABC (Australia) on the one year anniversary of Laudato Si. He also appeared on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the topic.

  • June 20, 2016

    Defending the Pope, Defending Marriage

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an article in National Review on defending marriage.

  • June 17, 2016

    Coming to Terms with Orlando

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the Orlando massacre.

  • June 10, 2016

    Me Before You, Cinderella Story for Suicide Age

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the film Me Before You.

  • June 6, 2016

    Clearing the Air on Women Deacons

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an article published in the National Catholic Register discussing the status of female deacons within the Catholic Church.

  • June 4, 2016

    Pope Scraps Abuse Accountability Tribunal

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was quoted in an AP story on the Pope's abuse accountability tribunal.

  • June 4, 2016

    Coverage of Commencement

    University Preside John Garvey's speech at commencement was covered in Crux. The Catholic Standard covered CUA's 127th commencement, and its story was picked up by Catholic News Service and ran in other publications, including National Catholic Reporter. The commencement speech by Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan was posted by the National Catholic Register, the Federalist, ChurchPop, EpicPew, Patheos, and the Kansas City Star. The Washington Times ran an article about the event.

  • June 3, 2016

    What SOME Volunteers Bring to the Table

    Students Elizabeth McElhiney and Daniela Zara were quoted in a Catholic Standard story on their community service at SOME (So Others Might Eat).

  • May 30, 2016

    Wounded Soldier Rebuild His Life

    Sgt. Evan Cole, who graduated with a master's degree in architecture in May, was interviewed for NBC Nightly News on his journey from wounded veteran to the completion of his graduate degree.

  • May 27, 2016

    Did the Houston DA’s Office Abuse Its Power to Get Daleiden Indictment?

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about the possible abuse of power by the Houston district attorney's office to secure an indictment.

  • May 26, 2016

    Greater Outreach Needed to Prevent Suicide

    David Jobes, professor, psychology, was quoted in a WAMU story on teenage suicide.

  • May 25, 2016

    Surrogacy Doesn't Guarantee Happy Ending

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted on surrogacy in the U.S. in a National Catholic Register story.

  • May 22, 2016

    Pope warns bishops to consult Rome on new religious orders

    Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in an Associated Press story on Pope Francis warning bishops to consult with Rome before approving new religious orders.

  • May 21, 2016

    How HHS Case Plays Out is Anybody's Guess

    John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on upcoming Supreme Court cases on the HHS contraceptive mandate. That op-ed was referenced in a National Review story. He was also interviewed by the Daily Signal and National Catholic Register on the case. He was interviewed by Crux in May after the ruling was announced. Elise Italiano, University spokesperson, was quoted in stories on the rally outside the court the day of the hearings. President Garvey and Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, appeared on Fox News' Kelly File the night after the oral arguments. Rienzi also appeared on Fox News' America's News HQ panel. Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about possible "creative" solutions to court case.

  • May 18, 2016

    Do Taxpayers Fund Religious Freedom or Discrimination?

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Voice of America story on the Russell Amendment, which seeks to clarify an apparent conflict between the Civil Righs Act and a 2014 executive order for protections for gay, lesbian, and transgender employees of federal contractors.

  • May 17, 2016

    Professor on National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.

  • May 16, 2016

    Students Witness to Immigration Realities

    Sister Ruth Harkins, associate campus minister for graduate and professional students, and students Aidan Byrnes, Natalia Rincon, and Dylan Corbett, were quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about a trip to visit the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • May 12, 2016

    Pope Considers Female Deacons

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, and Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, were interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the Pope's commission to study the possibility of female deacons (Min. 7:43). Pecknold was also interviewed by PBS Newshour. A quote of his from an October Washington Post story on female deacons was printed in a Religion News Service.

  • May 12, 2016

    How Being Poor Wrecks Chance of Good Legal Representation

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, and Mary Leary, professor, law, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on how being poor affects a person's chance of good legal representation.

  • May 11, 2016

    Marian Devotions

    Joshua Benson, associate professor, theology, was interviewed for an Arlington Catholic Herald story on Marian devotions.

  • May 11, 2016

    Trump Ryan Meeting

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was interviewed by U.S. News before the meeting of Donald Trump and Paul Ryan.

  • May 11, 2016

    Economic Myths of Presidential Candidates

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was quoted in a Christian Post story on economic myths spoken by presidential candidates.

  • May 11, 2016

    Alexis Bosilovic: Player of the Week

    Alexis Bolilovic, lacrosse player, was profiled by ABC7.

  • May 10, 2016

    Refuge for Refugees

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor, architecture, was featured in a Line/Shape/Space article about her project to design and build sustainable housing for displaced persons in Iraq.

  • May 9, 2016

    Professor Wuerl on Family and Love

    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and Chancellor of the University, spoke during a class on virtues taught by University President John Garvey. His lecture was covered by the Catholic Standard, Catholic News Agency, and Crux. It was mentioned in a National Catholic Reporter blog.

  • May 7, 2016

    Is there still a Catholic vote?

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and Matthew Green, assistant professor, politics, were quoted in a story on the Catholic vote by Catholic News Service. Schneck was quoted in a Crux story on the "Francis Effect" and the Catholic vote.

  • May 6, 2016

    Why Progressive Catholics Fear Poland's Proposed Abortion Ban

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay in National Review on Poland's proposed abortion ban.

  • May 1, 2016

    Humanitarian Aid or Economic Development?

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship programs, business, was quoted in an Inc. story on social entrepreneurship and Toms shoes.

  • April 26, 2016

    Need for Priests Still Great

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research associate professor, sociology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on vocations.

  • April 22, 2016

    Review: Pride and Prejudice

    DC Metro Theater Arts published a rave review of the Department of Drama's staging of "Pride and Prejudice."

  • April 22, 2016

    A Final Round of Advice for Finals

    Andrew Jacob Cuff, teaching fellow, theology, was mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Ed story on final exams.

  • April 20, 2016

    Media Report on $47 Million in Gifts

    University President John Garvey, and Cardinal Sean O'Malley, chairman of the Board of Trustees, were quoted in stories in the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, National Review, Chronicle of Philanthropy and Catholic News Agency on the announcement of a $47 million gift to the business school. The gift was also reported by USA Today, Education News, Orange County Business Journal, and National Catholic Register. Lead donor Tim Busch published an op-ed in Forbes and was interviewed for a Catholic World Report story. President Garvey and Bill Bowman, dean, were quoted in a cover story of Legatus Magazine on the school.

  • April 18, 2016

    Saving Radio

    Josh Shepperd, assistant professor, media and communication studies, was interviewed on Texas Public Radio about the Radio Preservation Task Force.

  • April 16, 2016

    Big City Churches Becoming Condos

    Julio Bermudez, associate professor, architecture, was mentioned in a Desert News article that linked to a story he commented in in October 2015.

  • April 14, 2016

    Professor Comments on Sanders Going to Vatican

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, commented on Bernie Sanders's trip to the Vatican in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

  • April 14, 2016

    GOP and Black Voters

    John Kenneth White, professor, politics, was quoted in a Sinclair Broadcast group on the GOP and black voters.

  • April 13, 2016

    The Speakership Suits Ryan, for now

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was interviewed for a Christian Science Monitor story about why Paul Ryan is not running for president.

  • April 10, 2016

    The Great Schism

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, was interviewed on All Things Considered on the schism between the Catholic and Easter Orthodox churches.

  • April 5, 2016

    New Business School Dean

    Bill Bowman, incoming dean of the School of Business and Economics, was featured in a Catholic News Agency story about his appointment.

  • April 4, 2016

    Mother Angelica, Media Giant

    Elise Italiano, executive director, communications, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Mother Angelica.

  • April 4, 2016

    Being Poor in Washington, D.C.

    Faith Mullen, clinical assistant professor, law, was quoted in a Washington Post story about her research on being poor in Washington, D.C.

  • April 1, 2016

    Theology Prof. on Controversial Bathroom Bill

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Voice of America story on the controversial bill on gendered bathrooms in North Carolina.

  • March 28, 2016

    Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Story on a panel discussion on free speech on college campuses.

  • March 28, 2016

    How to Choose a College

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Monitor (Trenton, N.J.) story on choosing a college.

  • March 25, 2016

    Easter Traditions

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean and associate professor, theology, was interviewed for a National Geographic story on Easter traditions.

  • March 24, 2016

    Why Balance can Make or Break Runner

    Ian Hankins, head men's cross country coach, was quoted in a Washington Post story on running.

  • March 23, 2016

    Human Ecology Conference

    Andrew Abela, provost, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald preview story on the human ecology conference coming up in March. The conference was mentioned in a National Review column and covered by Catholic News Agency. Max Torres, associate professor, and director, management, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on the conference. Catholic News Service published the Catholic Herald story. Zenit published Cardinal Turkson's remarks.

  • March 22, 2016

    Sociology Prof. on Obama in Cuba

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor, sociology, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on President Obama's trip to Cuba.

  • March 18, 2016

    Conference on Laudato Si'

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor, was mentioned in a Catholic News Service article on the Laudato Si' conference.

  • March 17, 2016

    St. Patrick's Link to Slaves

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor, history, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about St. Patrick's background as a slave

  • March 16, 2016

    Masterclass with Renee Flemming

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music, was quoted in a DC Metro Theater Arts story on a masterclass with Renée Fleming.

  • March 12, 2016

    Professor Mentors Promising High Schooler

    John Choy, assistant professor, biology, was mentioned in a Washington Post article on promising young scientists.

  • March 11, 2016

    Foreign Policy and Just War Theory

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on just war theory and torture

  • March 10, 2016

    Advice for Those Suffering Guilt

    Rev. Raymond Studzinski, associate professor, spirituality, was quoted in a Deseret News article on guilt.

  • March 10, 2016

    A Second Byte at Apple

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a GVH story on privacy laws vs. the war on terror. Mary Leary, professor, law, published an op-ed in the New Boston Post on corporations claims to protect privacy, and another in the Union Leader (NH).

  • March 10, 2016

    Genocide in Iraq, Syria

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was mentioned in a Catholic News Agency article on whether atrocities against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria should be classified as genocide.

  • March 6, 2016

    Forced Labor and Everyday Products

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on human trafficking and forced labor in everyday products.

  • March 4, 2016

    Engaging with Alumni

    Scott Rembold, vice president, University advancement, and Kyra Lyons, assistant vice president, alumni relations and University advancement, are quoted in a CASE Currents article on engaging with alumni through pop culture and current events.

  • March 4, 2016

    Swiss Guard on Business of Faith

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor, business, and director of entrepreneurship programs, was featured in an Omaha World-Herald story on his path from Papal Swiss Guard to faithful businessman.

  • March 4, 2016

    Men's Basketball Heads to NCAA Tournament

    Steve Howes, coach, men's basketball, was interviewed by ESPN Radio and WTOP on the team's upcoming NCAA Tournament game.

  • March 3, 2016

    Bridging the Gap between Faith and Finance

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business and economics, was quoted in a Deseret News story on bridging the gap between faith and finance.

  • February 29, 2016

    Peace is our Calling

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, published an article on international religious freedom in America.

  • February 29, 2016

    Political Gifts, or Personal Income

    Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in a Huffington Post story on whether political donations should be counted as income.

  • February 26, 2016

    Historic Orthodox Council Set for June

    Monsignor Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor on Catholic-Orthodox relations and upcoming council set for June.

  • February 26, 2016

    Effort to buy Headstone for Black Pianist

    Elizabeth Foxwell, staff editor, The Catholic Historical Review was interviewed by the New Haven Register on Helen Eugenia Hagan, a black composer and pianist for the American Expeditionary Forces.

  • February 25, 2016

    Torture Works? Not Really

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on the ethics of torture for Catholic News Agency.

  • February 25, 2016

    Task Force Aims to Preserve Radio

    Josh Shepperd, assistant professor, media studies, was quoted in a Marketplace.org story on a task force to preserve radio history.

  • February 24, 2016

    Einstein acertou: cientistas provam que ondas gravitacionais existem

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor at CUA and research associate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, was quoted in a O Globo article about the detection of gravitational waves.

  • February 24, 2016

    Study Abroad Unaffected by Zika

    Grace Schneider, director, study abroad, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on whether Zika virus will affect study abroad trips.

  • February 23, 2016

    Basketball Player Scores 1,000 Point at CUA

    Corey Stanford, senior basketball player, scored his 1,000th point with CUA. The Pittsburgh Tribune covered the achievement.

  • February 22, 2016

    Cardinal Napier at CUA on Reconciliation

    Catholic News Service and Catholic News Agency covered a lecture at Catholic University by Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban, South Africa.

  • February 20, 2016

    Pope's Comments on Contraception

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Pope's comments on contraception in relation to zika virus. John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, spoke to the Philadelphia Inquirer about the comments.

  • February 20, 2016

    Justice Scalia's Funeral and Replacement

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, was interviewed for a story in Mother Jones about Justice Scalia's replacement, and published blogs on the topic at ACSblog and Huffington Post. Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed about Justice Scalia's funeral. Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed by GVH on the justice.

  • February 19, 2016

    The Pope and Donald Trump

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was on CNBC's Squawk Box commenting on the Pope's comments on Donald Trump and Christianity. Kenneth Pennington, Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History, spoke to the New York Times on Vatican City walls. John Kenneth White, professor, politics, published an op-ed in the New York Daily News.

  • February 19, 2016

    Relic Tour Stops at CUA

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, chaplain, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on relics of St. Maximilian Kolbe that were venerated at CUA (min. 17:44). Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, clarified the pope's comments on contraception in the same episode (min. 14:38).

  • February 18, 2016

    Basketball Player Ready to Serve

    Jay Howard, sophomore, was featured on ABC7 as a student athlete who hopes to serve in the Marines after he graduates.

  • February 17, 2016

    Pope Meets Russian Patriarch

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, and Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, were interviewed for several stories on the Pope's meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • February 16, 2016

    President Garvey Comments on Justice's Death

    University President John Garvey was quoted in several publications following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He also appeared on EWTN News Nightly (minute 6:14). His Catholic News Service column was quoted in the outlet's coverage of his death.

  • February 11, 2016

    Who Pays When a Pope Visits?

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor, business, was interviewed by Marketplace on the Pope's trip to Mexico.

  • February 5, 2016

    Concern over Church's Silence on Zika Crisis

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in a Guardian article on the need for a response from the Church on the response to Zika virus.

  • February 5, 2016

    Pope to Meet Russian Patriarch

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an AP story on the upcoming historic meeting between the Pope and the Russia Patriarch.

  • January 30, 2016

    Freedom After the Civil War

    Stephen West, associate professor, history, appeared on C-SPAN American HistoryTV discussion how and when former slaves experienced freedom in the Civil War and Reconstruction South.

  • January 29, 2016

    Untold Story: Married Catholic Priests

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor, sociology, published the book "Keeping the Vow," on married Catholic priests. Catholic News Service published a review of the book.

  • January 27, 2016

    Ethical Issues of Zika Virus

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed about the bioethical implications of the zika virus and warnings to avoid pregnancy in affected areas.

  • January 26, 2016

    Pope, Lutherans, will Recall Reformation

    Michael Root, professor, theology, was interviewed by the New York Times on the 500th anniversary of reformation.

  • January 22, 2016

    Spirits High at March for Life

    Victor Esposito, junior psychology major, was quoted in a story in The Hill on the March for Life.

  • January 22, 2016

    Clues Emerge in Vanish Case in Iran

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was mentioned in a New York Times story on Robert Levinson, who vanished in Iran in 2007.

  • January 21, 2016

    Este profesor universitario analiza el rostro humano de la inmigración

    Enrique Pumar, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, was interviewed for a story in The Washington Post on the human face of immigration.

  • January 18, 2016

    Washington Post Highlights MLK Day of Service

    The Washington Post and Catholic News Agency detailed Catholic University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

  • January 18, 2016

    CUA Law Clemency Project Featured

    Sandy Ogilvy, professor, law, and his students, were interviewed for a story in Diverse Issues in Higher Ed on the CUA Law/Ehrlich Partnership on Clemency.

  • January 12, 2016

    Catholics and Lutherans Find Common Ground

    Michael Root, professor, theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Catholic/Lutheran relations.

  • January 6, 2016

    Law Professor on Sen. Cruz's Citizenship

    Sarah Duggin, professor, law, was on MSNBC's The Last Word to discuss the citizenship of Sen. Ted Cruz

  • January 4, 2016

    Designing for Deconstruction

    Bradley Guy, assisitant professor, architecture, was quoted in a LineShapeSpace.com story on recycling buildings.

  • December 23, 2015

    Architecture Professor on Radio Teopoli

    Charles Hostovsky, assistant professor, architecture and planning, was featured on Radio Teopoli talking about Pope Francis's recent encyclical (minute 4:45).

  • December 22, 2015

    Experts on EWTN on Bergdahl, Music, and Pope

    Lawrence Morris, general counsel, and former military attorney, commented on Sergeant Bowe Berghdahl's military trial (top of the show). Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music, was interviewed about his compositions for papal Masses (minute 14:05). Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, commented on Pope Francis's recent address to the curia (minute 16:29).

  • December 18, 2015

    War on Christmas?

    Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor, religion and culture, was interviewed by EWTN on if there is a "war" on Christmas

  • December 17, 2015

    Reducing Suicide Rates

    David Jobes, professor, psychology, was interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show on WAMU for a show on successes in efforts to reduce suicide rates.

  • December 15, 2015

    The Universal Appeal of Robin Hood

    Jon Klein, head of the M.F.A. Playwriting Program, was interviewed by Broadway Play Publishing, Inc., about his new play, "Young Robin Hood."

  • December 9, 2015

    Coverage of Shelter in Place Incidents

    Many news organizations covered two shelter in place incidents at Catholic University on Dec. 7 and 8.

  • December 9, 2015

    What is Mercy

    William Mattison III, interim dean, theology and religious studies, and Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, were interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Year of Mercy.

  • December 9, 2015

    Year of Mercy at Catholic Colleges

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M. Conv., chaplain, was interviewed by the National Catholic Register on how Catholic colleges are celebrating the Year of Mercy.

  • December 9, 2015

    The Trump in the Room

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, was interviewed on CUNY TV about Donald Trump's campaign.

  • December 6, 2015

    Free Speech and Abortion Rights

    Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was quoted in a Boston Globe column on free speech and abortion rights.

  • December 4, 2015

    New Norms for Marriage Nullity

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, published an essay in First Things on the new norms for marriage nullity.

  • December 3, 2015

    "Thoughts and Prayers" in San Bernardino

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Sinclair Broadcast Group on reactions to the shooting in San Bernardino.

  • December 1, 2015

    Pope's Comments on the Environment

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the Pope's comments on climate change.

  • November 30, 2015

    Product of Synod May Be Mercy

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Catholic Review story on the Synod on the Family.

  • November 29, 2015

    A Lady for All Americas

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Service for a story on Our Lady of Guadalupe, whose feast day is Dec. 12.

  • November 26, 2015

    Thanksgiving and Freedom

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published a blog in First Things on Thanksgiving.

  • November 25, 2015

    Pope Heads to War Zone

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor, business, was quoted in a Vice story on papal security in advance of Pope Francis' trip to Africa.

  • November 25, 2015

    Students and Sustainability at CUArch

    Charles Hostsovsky, assistant professor, architecture, was interviewed on Catholic Radio Teopoli on the Pope's encyclical on the environment and sustainability programs at CUA's School of Architecture.

  • November 24, 2015

    Supreme Court to Review Texas Abortion Laws

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Texas abortion laws.

  • November 23, 2015

    Priests from Africa in America

    Phillip Brown, rector, Theological College, was quoted in a Voice of America story on recruiting priests from African countries.

  • November 20, 2015

    Illegal Wiretaps Led to Arrests

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in a USA Today story on police use of illegal wiretapping.

  • November 18, 2015

    Seminaries Embrace Science

    David Bosworth, associate professor, theology, was quoted in Deseret News about teaching science to seminarians.

  • November 17, 2015

    Pope, Lutherans Impatient for Unity

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Thehology and Ecumenism, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Pope's recent talks with Lutherans.

  • November 16, 2015

    Paris, City of Light

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, published a blog for U.S. Catholic on recent terror in Paris, and the experience of Dennis Coyle, chair, politics.

  • November 14, 2015

    President Speaks in Native Sharon, Pa.

    John Garvey, University President, was the subject of a story on college presidents who visited schools in his hometown of Sharon, Pa.

  • November 12, 2015

    CUA Drama Presents Big Love

    BroadwayWorld.com publicized CUA Drama's production of Big Love.

  • November 12, 2015

    President Garvey on Supreme Court Case

    John Garvey, University President, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the upcoming Supreme Court case on the HHS Mandate.

  • November 11, 2015

    Is this Starbucks cup Christmasy enough?

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed for a Washington Post story on holiday symbols and how religious they are.

  • November 9, 2015

    Francis and the Fate of the Synod

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor, theology, published an essay in Commonweal on the recent Synod.

  • November 6, 2015

    Law Professor on Assisted Suicide Debate in DC

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on WAMU Metro Connection about the assisted suicide debate in D.C.

  • November 3, 2015

    Know Needs Before Donating

    Andreas Widmer, clinical assistant professor, business and economics, was quoted in a New York Times story on donations.

  • November 1, 2015

    New Math of College Rankings

    Jerry Muller, department chair, history, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on college rankings.

  • October 30, 2015

    Visiting Scholar on One-Child Policy Change

    Chen Guangcheng, visitor scholar and fellow at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in an Aleteia article on China's changes to the one-child Policy.

  • October 29, 2015

    Professor Green Interviewed on House Leadership

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed by several news outlets about House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's decision to step out of the speaker election.

  • October 27, 2015

    CUA Conference on Laudato Si

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly (minute 4:04) on a conference on Laudato Si sponsored by CUA and the USCCB. Silecchia; Chad Pecknold, assoicate professor, systematic theology; and Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, were quoted in a Catholic News Service Story on the Conference.

  • October 27, 2015

    Pharisees at the Synod?

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, religion, published an essay in National Review on the recent Synod of Bishops.

  • October 26, 2015

    Learning from Nostra Aetate

    Pim Valkenberg, professor of religion and culture, published an op-ed with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) on Nostra Aetate.

  • October 23, 2015

    Why Ryan Unlikely to Unite Republicans

    John K. White, professor, politics, was quoted in a Deutsche Welle article on Paul Ryan and the republican party.

  • October 21, 2015

    The Most Happy Fella Opens at Hartke

    The DC Metro Theater Arts website interviewed actors in CUA’s recent production of The Most Happy Fella.

  • October 21, 2015

    Synod Confronts Gender Ideology

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was interviewed by the Cardinal Newman Society on the Synod of Bishops and gender ideology.

  • October 20, 2015

    Can Two Religions Co-Exist in one Space

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was quoted in a Public Radio International story on the Mosque-Cathedral at Cordova.

  • October 20, 2015

    Extraordinary Yet Ordinary Nostra Aetate

    John Garvey, University President, published an article on the anniversary of Nostra Aetate at Religion & Ethics Newsweekly.

  • October 20, 2015

    Press Editor's Physics of Rugby Cited

    Trevor Lipscombe, editor, CUA Press, was mentioned in a Daily Telegraph story regarding the physics of rugby.

  • October 16, 2015

    Americans in Rome for Synod

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was featured in a story on Americans attending the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family in Rome.

  • October 16, 2015

    Teaching the Beauty of Marriage

    Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M.Conv., chaplain, was quoted in a Cardinal Newman Society story on colleges and marriage.

  • October 13, 2015

    Nation's Debt Ceiling

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, wrote an Oct. 13 op-ed for The Hill about the nation’s debt ceiling.

  • October 13, 2015

    Wage Inequality

    Douglas Frank, associate professor of management, co-wrote an Oct. 13 Knowledge op-ed about wage inequality.

  • October 9, 2015

    Staff Editor Interviewed About Her Book

    Elizabeth Foxwell, staff editor of The Catholic Historical Review, was interviewed for an Oct. 9 story on WAMU-FM about her book In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I.

  • October 9, 2015

    Children Raised by Same-Sex Couples

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research associate professor of sociology, was quoted in an Oct. 9 LifeSiteNews article about his research on children raised by same-sex couples.

  • October 8, 2015

    British Suffragettes

    Laura Mayhall, associate professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 8 New York Times article about the film Suffragette and the methods of British suffragettes in the early 20th century.

  • October 7, 2015

    Synod of Bishops on the Family

    Michael Gorman, associate professor of philosophy, wrote an essay for First Things about the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

  • October 6, 2015

    Synod of Bishops on the Family

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, wrote an essay for First Things about the Synod of Bishops on the Family.

  • October 6, 2015

    Laudato Si’ Conference

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Today’s Catholic News article about a conference about the encyclical Laudato Si’ in which she participated.

  • October 6, 2015

    Female Deacons

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about a proposal at the Synod of Bishops on the Family that would enable women to be ordained as deacons.

  • October 5, 2015

    Albert Einstein

    Trevor Lipscombe, director of The Catholic University of America Press, was featured in an Oct. 5 Q-and-A about Albert Einstein in Brazilian magazine Revista do Instituto Humanitas Unisinos.

  • October 5, 2015

    Criminal Justice System Reform

    The Dialog ran the text of the homily delivered by Rev. Phillip J. Brown, S.S., at the St. Thomas More Society’s Red Mass held Oct. 5 at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Greenville, Del.

  • October 5, 2015

    Supreme Disrespect

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, published a blog with the American Constitution Society about an unknown consequence of the 2014 Supreme Court case NLRB v. Noel Canning, which invalidated some Obama recess appointments.

  • October 4, 2015

    Pope Francis's Meeting with Kim Davis

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in an Oct. 4 NorthJersey.com article about Pope Francis’s meeting with a Kentucky official who has denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • October 2, 2015

    Pope Francis Asks for Prayers

    Robin Darling Young, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 2 Religion News Service article about why Pope Francis asks people to pray for him.

  • October 2, 2015

    Seminarian's Trip to Israel

    An Oct. 2 Catholic Courier article highlighted Theological College seminarian Tony Amato’s summer trip to Israel.

  • October 1, 2015

    College Rankings

    Jerry Muller, professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 1 New York Times article about college rankings.

  • October 1, 2015

    Pope of (all) the people

    William Jonas, assistant vice president for university relations, published a commentary in Presbyterian Outlook on his experience at Pope Francis's Mass at Catholic University.

  • October 1, 2015

    Crime Drops Nationwide

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was interviewed by Cox Media on FBI crime statistics.

  • September 30, 2015

    Pope Francis and Immigration

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Guardian article about the effects Pope Francis may have had on the U.S. immigration debate.

  • September 28, 2015

    Pope Francis and Religious Liberty

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 28 National Catholic Register article about Pope Francis’s emphasis on the religious liberty during his visit to the United States.

  • September 27, 2015

    Pope Francis Visits Philly Prison

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was interviewed by Catholic News Service about Pope Francis's visit to a Philadelphia correctional facility.

  • September 26, 2015

    Pope Francis Promotes Environmental Protection

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was interviewed (with a Spanish voiceover) by a Venezuelan TV station about Pope Francis's work promoting environmental protection.

  • September 25, 2015

    Professor Love Quoted on Pope and Visit

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in several articles about Pope Francis and his visit to the United States.

  • September 25, 2015

    Pope Francis's Address to the United Nations

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article about Pope Francis’s address to the United Nations General Assembly.

  • September 25, 2015

    Pope Francis's Address to the United Nations

    Andrew Abela, provost, was quoted in a Sept. 25 National Catholic Register article about Pope Francis’s Address to the United Nations General Assembly.

  • September 25, 2015

    Selma '65 Review

    The D.C. Metro Theater Arts website reviewed CUA’s production of Selma ’65.

  • September 24, 2015

    Professor Pecknold interviewed on Papal Visit

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in numerous stories on the Pope's visit.

  • September 24, 2015

    Students React to Pope's Visit

    CUA students and alumni provided reactions to many media outlets following the visit of Pope Francis to CUA on Sept. 23.

  • September 24, 2015

    Professor Schneck Quoted on Pope's Visit

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in dozens of articles on the Pope's visit.

  • September 24, 2015

    Hispanics and Pope Francis

    Julia Young, assistant professor of history, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article about how Hispanics connect to Pope Francis.

  • September 24, 2015

    Pope Francis's Address to Congress

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor of theology and religious studies, was interviewed for a Sept. 24 CBS2 New York article about Pope Francis’s address to Congress.

  • September 24, 2015

    Catholics Cited in Pope Francis's Address to Congress

    Rev. Raymond Studzinski, O.S.B., associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 24 FoxNews.com article about Catholics cited in Pope Francis’s address to Congress.

  • September 24, 2015

    Pope Francis and American Politics

    David Dawson Vasquez, director of the CUA in Rome program, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Deutsche Welle article about how Pope Francis defies American political parties.

  • September 24, 2015

    Dean of Music on Canonization Mass

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean of the School of Music and director of the Center for Latin American Music, was interviewed on the music for the Mass of the canonization of Junipero Serra.

  • September 23, 2015

    Baby Boomers and Pope Francis

    Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, was quoted in a Sept. 23 Forbes article about Catholic Baby Boomers’ views on Pope Francis.

  • September 23, 2015

    Pope Francis Comes to Catholic University

    Numerous media outlets covered the Sept. 23 Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception overlooking the University Mall.

  • September 23, 2015

    Millennial Seminarians

    Rev. Phillip Brown, rector of Theological College, and seminarian Stefan Megyery were interviewed for a Sept. 23 NPR article about Millennials who are entering seminaries.

  • September 23, 2015

    Catholic Colleges and Pope Francis

    President John Garvey and William P. Loewe, associate professor of theology and religious studies, were quoted in a Sept. 23 Chronicle of Higher Education article about how Catholic colleges and universities are welcoming Pope Francis’s visit.

  • September 23, 2015

    Welcome Pope Francis

    President John Garvey wrote a Sept. 23 Washington Examiner editorial welcoming Pope Francis and his message.

  • September 23, 2015

    Pope Francis's Remarks in Cuba

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 23 USA Today article about Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba.

  • September 23, 2015

    The Minority Party

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, wrote a Sept. 23 article for Vox about the Democratic Party’s ability to assert itself in the House of Representatives despite making up a minority of the House.

  • September 23, 2015

    Widmer on CNN on Papal Security

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed on Anderson Cooper 360 on papal security.

  • September 22, 2015

    The Papal Entourage

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Washington Post article about the people in the papal entourage.

  • September 22, 2015

    University Anticipate Pope Francis's Visit

    Catholic University students, faculty, and staff discussed their excitement about Pope Francis’s visit to D.C.

  • September 22, 2015

    Religious Diversity in the United States

    Mark Rienzi, professor of law, wrote a Sept. 22 Washington Times op-ed about religious diversity in the United States in light of Pope Francis’s visit.

  • September 22, 2015

    U.S. Catholics on Pope Francis

    Martha Cruz Zuniga, clinical assistant professor of economics, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Voice of America article about how U.S. Catholics view Pope Francis.

  • September 22, 2015

    Pope Francis and Capitalism

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business and economics, wrote a Sept. 22 op-ed for Fox News about Pope Francis and capitalism.

  • September 22, 2015

    Pope Francis Is Not ‘Progressive’—He’s a Priest

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Atlantic article discussing Pope Francis's upcoming visit to the United States.

  • September 22, 2015

    The Power, and the Limits, of Pope Francis' Climate Message

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article about Pope Francis's call for environmental protection. See below.

  • September 22, 2015

    Get Letters of Recommendation as a Home-Schooled Applicant

    Andrew Cox, associate dean of undergraduate admissions, was quoted in a Sept. 22 U.S. News & World Report article about homeschooled students applying for college.

  • September 22, 2015

    Pope's Message to Washington

    Msgr. Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was interviewed on MSNBC on what the pope is expected to say to Congress.

  • September 21, 2015

    Musicians Prepare for Pope's Visit

    Grayson Wagstaff, dean, School of Music; Simeone Tartaglione, orchestra conductor; Leo Nestor, chamber choir director; alumni; and students were featured in a Wall Street Journal video on musicians preparing for the Pope's Mass.

  • September 21, 2015

    Pope Francis Makes His First Visit to the U.S.

    Bob Destro, professor, law, was included in a panel on the Diane Rehm Show discussing Pope Francis's first visit to the U.S. See below.

  • September 21, 2015

    Can Pope Francis Reverse the Decline of Hispanic Catholics?

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, Father Jude DeAngelo, University chaplain, and junior Greta Haussman, were quoted in an Atlantic article about Pope Francis's impact on Hispanic Catholics. See below.

  • September 20, 2015

    A Progressive's Pilgrimage: Pope Francis Meets the U.S. Flock

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was mentioned in a Sept. 20 Wall Street Journal article about the political ramifications of Pope Francis's upcoming visit to the United States.

  • September 20, 2015

    Pope Francis visit poses risks for Republicans — and Democrats too

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, was interviewed by Cambridge Times about how the papal visit could shift political discussions.

  • September 19, 2015

    Francis Frenzy Touches Students Regardless of Faith

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor in the School of Architecture and Planning, and nursing student Maddie Buday were quoted in a Sept. 19 article about preparations for Pope Francis's visit.

  • September 18, 2015

    Excitement in D.C. Over Papal Visit

    Joshua Gonnerman, a doctoral student in historical theology, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Daily Signal article about excitement in Washington over Pope Francis’s visit.

  • September 18, 2015

    Pope's Visit to Cuba

    Enrique Pumar, chair and associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 18 USA Today article about Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba.

  • September 18, 2015

    Pope Francis's call for nuclear disarmament not new

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about the Pope's call for nuclear disarmament.

  • September 18, 2015

    Why Jews Believe Pope Francis Feels Bond in His 'Kishkes'

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a Haaretz story about Pope Francis's relationship with Judaism. See below.

  • September 16, 2015

    Canon Law Professor on Pope Francis

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, was quoted in news articles about Pope Francis’s visit.

  • September 15, 2015

    First Papal Visit to U.S.

    Rev. John Ford, C.S.C., professor, theology, was interviewed by the Washington Post on Pope Paul VI's visit to the U.S.

  • September 15, 2015

    What People Want from the Pope

    John Garvey, University President, spoke to Washington Post Video about Pope Francis

  • September 14, 2015

    Catholics in the 2016 Presidential Race

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 14 PoliZette article about the number of Catholics in the 2016 presidential race.

  • September 14, 2015

    Laudato Si and Virginia's Tidewater Area

    William Dinges, professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 14 Catholic Virginian article about a symposium on “How St. Francis’ Encyclical Speaks to Tidewater’s Looming Environmental Crisis.”

  • September 13, 2015

    Serve With Pope Francis Day

    A Sept. 13 WTOP article featured CUA’s Serve with Francis Day in which 600 students, faculty, and staff participated in a day of service around the D.C. area as part of the Walk with Francis campaign.

  • September 13, 2015

    Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws

    Sandy Ogilvy, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Business Insider article about a man who received a life sentence under mandatory minimum sentencing laws.

  • September 13, 2015

    Financial Threats to Families

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Catholic News Service article about ways the Synod of Bishops might address financial threats to families.

  • September 11, 2015

    ISIS and Genocide

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Catholic News Service article about a forum on Islamic State atrocities.

  • September 9, 2015

    Impact of Annulment Changes

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Sept. 8 Religion News Service article about the impact Pope Francis’s annulment changes may have on U.S. Catholics.

  • September 9, 2015

    Lobbying During the Papal Visit

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 9 Roll Call article about lobbyists planning meetings and demonstrations in Washington, D.C., during the papal visit.

  • September 9, 2015

    Excitement About Pope Francis

    President John Garvey and Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, were interviewed for a Sept. 9 Washington Post video about Pope Francis’s ability to reinvigorate the Catholic Church.

  • September 8, 2015

    Presidents Size up Francis Effect

    John Garvey, University President, was interviewed on WAMU on the upcoming papal visit and the "Francis Effect."

  • September 8, 2015

    Pope Francis Changes Annulment Process

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, religion, and Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, were quoted in a Washington Post article on annulment reforms.

  • September 8, 2015

    New London Woman to Attend Papal Mass

    Kyra Lyons, assistant vice president for Alumni Relations and University Advancement, was quoted in a story about an alum who won the lottery for a ticket to the Papal visit.

  • September 8, 2015

    Marriage, Pope Francis, and Canon Law

    Rev. Robert J. Kaslyn, S.J., dean of the School of Canon Law, was interviewed by America about Pope Francis's recent changes to the annulment process.

  • September 8, 2015

    Mass of the Holy Spirit at CUA

    The Catholic Standard covered the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 3 with a photo gallery. The Mass is held at the opening of each school year.

  • September 8, 2015

    Colleges Gear Up for Papal Visit

    Katie Fournier, senior, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article on Sept. 8 on how colleges are preparing for the upcoming U.S. papal visit with special programs and volunteering efforts.

  • September 3, 2015

    CUA Students Prepare for 'Historic Moment'

    Dexie Cercos, senior, and Colin Lemnitzer, sophomore, were quoted in a WTOP story on the upcoming visit of Pope Francis.

  • September 3, 2015

    Catholic University Gearing Up for Papal Visit with Mass

    A Sept. 3 Associated Press story detailed preparations at CUA for the visit of Pope Francis.

  • September 3, 2015

    Understanding of Liturgy

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 3 Florida Catholic article about the 13th biennial Orlando Liturgical Conference. Monsignor Irwin presented a workshop at the conference.

  • September 2, 2015

    Spanish-Language Mass

    Julia Young, assistant professor of history, was quoted in a Sept. 2 USA Today article about the Spanish-language Mass that Pope Francis will celebrate at Catholic University on Sept. 23.

  • September 1, 2015

    Pope Emphasizes Forgiveness

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Washington Post story on Pope Francis's statement about forgiveness for women who have abortions.

  • September 1, 2015

    Pope Allows Priests to Forgive Abortion

    William Mattison, interim dean, theology and religions studies, was interviewed by WUSA9 on the Pope's recent statements on absolution of abortion during the Year of Mercy.

  • September 1, 2015

    Philosophy Professor on Pope Francis's Visit

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor of philosophy, was quoted in news stories about Pope Francis's visit.

  • September 1, 2015

    Kim Davis and Religious Liberty

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Voice of America article about a Kentucky official who has denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • August 27, 2015

    President, Pope, Common Goals

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by the Associated Press on the upcoming meeting between Pope Francis and President Obama.

  • August 25, 2015

    Students Design Altar for Pope Francis

    Ariadne Cerritelli, Matthew Hoffman, and Joseph Taylor, 2015 architecture graduates who won a CUA competition to design altar furnishings for Pope Francis, attended an event for the media on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at the workshop where the furniture is being assembled. More than two dozen reporters and photographers from local outlets attended.

  • August 25, 2015

    Pope Expected to Address Immigration with Congress

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, was interviewed by USA Today about the Pope's upcoming visit to Congress and Immigration.

  • August 17, 2015

    Pope’s encyclical said to uphold Church teaching

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was extensively quoted in a Catholic Virginian article on a presentation he delivered on Laudato Si.

  • August 14, 2015

    Leaders Expect Pope to Address Migration

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, and Julia Young, assistant professor, history, were quoted in a CNS story on how the Pope might address migration in September.

  • August 13, 2015

    Must Catholics back the Iran Nuclear Deal?

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Register article questioning whether Catholics in the United States should back the Iran Nuclear Deal.

  • August 13, 2015

    Dean on Virtue in Business

    Brian Engelland, interim dean, School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by Fr. Mitch Pacwa on EWTN Live on Rerum Novarum and the necessity of virtue within business and economics.

  • August 11, 2015

    How GOP Leaders Score on Catholic Issues

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on how GOP leaders scored on Catholic issues in the recent debate

  • August 11, 2015

    The Pope on Divorced and Remarried Catholics

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU about the Pope's remarks on divorced and remarried Catholics.

  • August 8, 2015

    Carpenter Builds Second Papal Altar

    The Washington Post published a story on the building of the furniture to be used at Pope Francis's Mass Sept. 23. The furniture was designed by three CUA students.

  • August 7, 2015

    CUA and the Knights of Columbus

    University President John Garvey was interviewed by EWTN at the Knights of Columbus 133rd Supreme Convention about the relationship between CUA and the Knights.

  • August 6, 2015

    Third Papal Visit in 40 Years for CUA

    The Washington Post reported in a blog that September's visit of Pope Francis will be the third papal visit to the school in less than 40 years.

  • August 6, 2015

    "No Winning in Nuclear War"

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the 70th anniversary of US atomic strikes on Japan.

  • August 2, 2015

    Gay Marriage Can't be Sacramental

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about why efforts to have gay marriage recognized as a sacrament can not be successful.

  • July 30, 2015

    Subsidiarity and Solidarity

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on subsidiarity and solidarity.

  • July 29, 2015

    Papal Honeymoon Over?

    William Dinges, professor, religion and culture, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article on Pope Francis's popularity.

  • July 24, 2015

    Little Sisters at the Supreme Court

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by the National Review on the Little Sisters of the Poor going to the Supreme Court for religious-liberty protection.

  • July 23, 2015

    Impact of Religious Liberty Bill on Millennials

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on GVH on how a congressional religious liberty bill impacts millennials.

  • July 23, 2015

    Playwright Student in American Theatre

    Eleanor Holdridge, head of MFA directing program, and Tearrance Chisholm, graduate student, were mentioned in an American Theatre article on the Bay Area Playwrights Festival.

  • July 22, 2015

    Students Keeping the Faith

    Victor Nakas, associate vice president for public affairs; William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service; William Mattison, associate professor, moral theology; Rev. Jude de Angelo, University chaplain; Pam Tremblay, associate campus minister for women's ministry; and Emmjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director of campus ministry; were among those interviewed for a Salt + Light TV feature on young people finding their faith in college.

  • July 22, 2015

    Is the Honeymoon Over for Pope Francis?

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Religion News Service story on Pope Francis's popularity

  • July 22, 2015

    Religious Freedom vs Gay Rights

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly for a segment on a majority of American's believing religious freedom trumps gay rights.

  • July 20, 2015

    The Antithesis of Love

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Review story on Planned Parenthood, in relation to the Pope's recent encyclical on creation.

  • July 20, 2015

    Conference on Human Trafficking

    William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), and Mary Leary, professor, law, were quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story about a human trafficking conference co-sponsored by NCSSS in July. It was also covered by Catholic News Service.

  • July 20, 2015

    Cuban Embassy Opens

    Enrique Pumar, chair, sociology, was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi show on WAMU on the opening of the Cuban Embassy.

  • July 20, 2015

    Iran Nuclear Deal

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed by GVH Live on the Iran nuclear deal.

  • July 17, 2015

    Scholarship Winners Share Goal to Serve

    Joseph McQuarrie, B.A., 2015, and Brooke Panzarella, freshman, were featured in a Trenton Monitor story on the Most Rev. David M. O'Connell Service Scholarship.

  • July 16, 2015

    Critics of Pope's View on Global Economy

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Voice of America on conservatives' criticism of the Pope's view on global economy.

  • July 14, 2015

    Little Sisters told to Violate Faith or Pay Fine

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by Fox News on a court ruling that the government can force nonprofits to comply with contraception mandate.

  • July 14, 2015

    Diocese Drops Fees for Annulments

    John Beal, professor, canon law, contributed to a Newsday article on Rockville Centre diocese dropping most feels for marriage annulments.

  • July 13, 2015

    Law Professor Testifies on Assisted Suicide

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, served as a witness at a D.C. City Council hearing on a proposed assisted suicide bill. She was quoted in a Catholic News Agency article on the hearing.

  • July 11, 2015

    Pope Francis on Global Capitalism

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed for the New York Times on the Pope's speech in Paraguay.

  • July 10, 2015

    Syriac Christian Artifacts and Conference

    Aaron Butts, assistant professor, Semitic languages and literatures, was interviewed by Catholic News Service and EWTN News Nightly about a recent Syriac Christian conference and display of artifacts on campus. The Arlington Catholic Herald also covered the conference

  • July 9, 2015

    Easy Annulments not the Answer

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was interviewed by National Catholic Reporter on the annulment process.

  • July 8, 2015

    Restored Order for Sacraments a Growing Trend

    Msgr. Kevin Irwin, research professor, theology, was quoted in an OSV article on dioceses moving confirmation ahead of first communion.

  • July 5, 2015

    Ethics in the Diamond Industry

    Max Torres, associate professor, business and economics, was quoted in a CNA story on the ethics of sourcing of diamonds.

  • July 3, 2015

    Could a D.C. Priest be a Saint?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgical studies, was quoted in a July 3 Washington Post article about Aloysius Schwartz, a local priest who is being considered for sainthood.

  • June 28, 2015

    John Garvey - Power Player of the Week

    University President John Garvey was interviewed by Fox News's Chris Wallace as the Power Player of the Week.

  • June 28, 2015

    Impact of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Voice of America on the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. His comments appeared in two VOA stories.

  • June 26, 2015

    Democrats and GOP on Laudato Si

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed for the National Catholic Register on Laudato Si.

  • June 26, 2015

    Ethics of Legalizing Marijuana

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in the Pilot on the ethics of legalizing marijuana.

  • June 26, 2015

    Second Phase of Synod on Family

    John Grabowski, associate professor, moral theology/ethics, was interviewed on Telecare on the second phase of the Synod of the Family.

  • June 25, 2015

    The Pope and the Internet

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by The Atlantic on the Pope and the internet.

  • June 25, 2015

    Lawmakers and the Pope's Encyclical

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Crux on whether lawmakers will be influenced by Laudato Si.

  • June 24, 2015

    On the Redefinition of Marriage

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an op-ed in National Review on the redefinition of marriage.

  • June 23, 2015

    Have Family, Grow Garden, Be Holy

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, and Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, were quoted in a Catholic News Agency story about Ladato Si.

  • June 22, 2015

    Laudato Si’ and the Common Good

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of religion, was quoted in a June 22 National Review Online article about popes, politics, and science.

  • June 22, 2015

    American's Changing Religious Landscape

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a June 22 National Catholic Reporter article about a recent survey on America’s religious landscape.

  • June 19, 2015

    Images of "The Shire" in Laudato Si

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of religion, published a reflection on Laudato Si in ABC Religion.

  • June 19, 2015

    Accountability for Bishops

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was quoted in a June 19 National Catholic Register article about the Vatican’s tougher standards regarding the mishandling of clergy sexual abuse.

  • June 18, 2015

    Enthusiasm for Encyclical

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on Laudato Si.

  • June 18, 2015

    What to know on Laudato Si

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of systematic theology, had a reaction to Laudato Si printed in an Aleteia article.

  • June 18, 2015

    Church Grateful for Encyclical

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 18, 2015

    Fatherhood Changes Men for the Better

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor of sociology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on fatherhood.

  • June 18, 2015

    Pope's Appeal on Climate Change

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was interviewed by WZZM13 (Grand Rapids) on the Pope's encyclical.

  • June 18, 2015

    On Laudato Si

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on Laudato Si.

  • June 18, 2015

    Pope's Call for Action

    Bob Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show on Laudato Si.

  • June 18, 2015

    Climate Change, Moral Obligation

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was interviewed by NY1 on the Pope on climate change.

  • June 17, 2015

    Solidarity and Faith

    The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies co-hosted a conference with the AFL-CIO on "Erroneous Autonomy: A Conversation on Solidarity & Faith." It was covered by Time, National Catholic Reporter, Religion News Service, Salt + Light, and El Pregonero.

  • June 17, 2015

    Pope Francis on Global Warming

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by Fox News on the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 17, 2015

    The Hard Part of Francis's Encyclical

    William Dinges, professor of religion, was quoted in Inside Climate News on Pope Francis's Encyclical on the Environment.

  • June 16, 2015

    Why the Pope's Encyclical Matters

    Monsignor Kevin Irwin, Walter J. Schmitz Chair of Liturgical Studies, was quoted in an Atlantic article about Laudato Si, the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 16, 2015

    Two Professor on EWTN News Nightly

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed about the Pope's upcoming encyclical on EWTN News Nightly (top story). Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, clincial associate professor, was interviewed about how the church is actively stopping sex abuse (14:37).

  • June 15, 2015

    Leaked Version of Encyclical

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by the Washington Post on a leaked version of the pope's encyclical on the environment.

  • June 14, 2015

    Historic Number of Catholics Seek Presidency

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed by Catholic News Service on the number of Catholics running for president.

  • June 14, 2015

    The Church on Climate Change

    William Dinges, professor of religion and culture, commented on the history of the Church on climate change in the National Journal.

  • June 14, 2015

    Couples talk to Bishops about Marriage

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology and ethics, and his wife participated in a panel of married couples who presented to the U.S. bishops last week. Catholic News Agency covered the panel.

  • June 12, 2015

    Magna Carta's 800th Anniversary

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor, law, published a commentary in The Jurist on the significance of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

  • June 11, 2015

    On the Encyclical on the Environment

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on the Environment.

  • June 10, 2015

    Pope Approves New Tribunal for Bishops

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the new tribunal established for bishops accused of covering up sex abuse.

  • June 10, 2015

    Coach-Alum Helps Hundreds Earn Degrees

    Joe Fisher, head women's track and field coach, was featured in a Baltimore Sun article detailing how he has helped more than 500 young men and women get college degrees.

  • June 9, 2015

    Crippling First Freedom

    John Garvey, University President, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about religious liberty. The story quoted an essay he wrote for the USCCB's Catechetical Sunday.

  • June 7, 2015

    A Manufactured Priest Shortage?

    Rev. Paul Sullins, research professor, sociology, was quoted in a Tribune Review story on priest shortages.

  • June 7, 2015

    Parish Must Be Place of Active Hospitality

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, published an article in Our Sunday Visitor on how parishes can be revitalized by seeking community.

  • June 6, 2015

    Rubio's Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a NY Daily News story on Marco Rubio's religion.

  • June 5, 2015

    Papal Altar Design Winners

    Numerous media outlets covered the announcement of the winner of a contest to design the altar, chair, and ambo to be used by Pope Francis during his Sept. 23 Mass in Washington, D.C.

  • June 5, 2015

    Student Composition Premiered at Kennedy Center

    Matthew Yost, music student, was interviewed by KSL in his hometown of Salt Lake City on the debut of his composition at the Kennedy Center gala celebrating the School of Music's 50th anniversary.

  • June 4, 2015

    Pope Francis's Upcoming Encyclical

    Rev. Regis Armstong, O.F.M. Cap., The John and Gertrude Hubbard Chair in Theology and Religious Studies, was quoted in a Huffington Post story on Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment.

  • June 1, 2015

    Catholic Culture in the U.S.

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, has begun a weekly blog for U.S. Catholic. This week he focused on the changes in Catholic culture in the United States.

  • May 28, 2015

    President Garvey on WAMU-FM

    President John Garvey was interviewed on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU-FM. He discussed higher education, faith, and social policy issues.

  • May 28, 2015

    Republican Candidate Carly Fiorina

    John K. White, professor, politics, was quoted in a May 28 Fox News article about the presidential campaign of Republican candidate Carly Fiorina.

  • May 27, 2015

    Messaging for Pope Francis Visit

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a May 27 National Catholic Register article about Catholic Voices, which is training volunteers in how to present the face of the Catholic Church to the reporters who will cover Pope Francis’s visit to the United States.

  • May 26, 2015

    Hillary Clinton and Welfare

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in a May 26 Bloomberg article about how Hillary Clinton will deal with welfare during her campaign.

  • May 23, 2015

    Albert Einstein Letter

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, The Catholic University of America Press, was quoted in a May 23 Zero Hora (Porto Alegre, Brazil) article about the authenticity of a recently discovered letter sent by Albert Einstein to school children in Brazil.

  • May 21, 2015

    Coverage of Nostra Aetate Conference

    Catholic News Service covered the Nostra Aetate conference held at CUA.

  • May 21, 2015

    The Fight to End Childhood Poverty

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, wrote a blog for Huffington Post on Red Noses for Kids.

  • May 20, 2015

    Vatican, Palestine, and Catholic-Jewish Ties

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a JTA story on the Vatican's move toward recognition of Palestinian statehood.

  • May 20, 2015

    CUA Commencement

    A May 19 Catholic Standard article detailed CUA’s Commencement, which featured an address from best-selling author Mary Higgins Clark.

  • May 19, 2015

    Poverty and Climate Change

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed by Vatican Radio on the link between poverty and climate change.

  • May 19, 2015

    Grads Commit to Long-Term Service

    The Catholic Standard published a story about 26 CUA graduates committed to long-term service.

  • May 18, 2015

    D.C. Laws and Conscience Rights

    John Garvey, University President, and Robert Destro, professor, law, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story about new D.C. laws that compromise conscience rights.

  • May 15, 2015

    Teacher Charged for Throwing Books

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Associated Press story about a teacher who threw books in a classroom.

  • May 15, 2015

    New Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on a new trans-Pacific trade deal.

  • May 12, 2015

    Pew Survey on Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on a PEW survey on religion..

  • May 11, 2015

    Castro and Catholicism

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, and Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, were interviewed by VICE News about religion and Raul Castro.

  • May 11, 2015

    Mercy and the Homeless

    Emjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director, Campus Ministry, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story about mercy and helping those who are homeless.

  • May 11, 2015

    Will Gaudi be made a Saint?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor, liturgial studies, was interviewed for a story by BBC about the path to sainthood for architect Antoni Gaudi

  • May 7, 2015

    Rogue Police Not Linked to Knights Templar

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor of history, was interviewed by the LA Times on the Knights Templar.

  • May 5, 2015

    Does the Earth Have Rights?

    Robin Darling Young, associate professor, theology, published an article in Commonweal on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on the environment.

  • May 5, 2015

    Cuban Revelation

    The cover of The Washington Post Magazine featured an article about Emilio Cuerto, who recently spoke at Catholic University about his book on Cuba.

  • May 4, 2015

    Priest Breaks Chastity Vow

    Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, clinical associate professor, theology, was interviewed about a priest who broke the vow of chastity.

  • May 4, 2015

    Law Student on Baltimore Protests

    Marques Banks, law student, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about the protests following the death of Freddie Gray.

  • April 29, 2015

    Cardinal George's Last book

    Trevor Lipscombe, director of The Catholic Unviersity of America Press, was interviewed by Chicago's WTTW11 about Cardinal George's last book. He was also interviewed for Crux.

  • April 29, 2015

    Forum on Ending Poverty

    Catholic News Service covered a panel co-sponsored by CUA on ending poverty.

  • April 29, 2015

    Sidlin's Defiant Requiem in Boston

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was mentioned in a Boston Globe review of his concert drama "Defiant Requiem."

  • April 28, 2015

    New Santa Fe Bishop

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed about the bishop chose to head Santa Fe Archdiocese.

  • April 28, 2015

    Helping Teens with Mental Illness

    Brendan Rich, associate professor, psychology, was interviewed for an Arlington Catholic Herald story on teenagers and mental illness.

  • April 27, 2015

    Pope on Climate Change

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an April 28 Washington Post article on the Pope's expected encyclical on climate change.

  • April 25, 2015

    Cardinals Dinner Photo Gallery

    The St. Louis Review posted a photo gallery of the 2015 Cardinals Dinner.

  • April 23, 2015

    Bishop Finn and Canon Law

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, was interviewed by the National Catholic Reporter on canon law and the resignation of Bishop Finn of Kansas City.

  • April 23, 2015

    School of Music 50th Anniversary Gala

    University President John Garvey and Grayson Wagstaff, dean, School of Music, were interviewed by the Catholic Standard about the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music 50th anniversary gala concert held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

  • April 22, 2015

    Pope Francis's Visit to Cuba

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an April 22 Washington Post article about Pope Francis’s plans to visit Cuba later this year.

  • April 22, 2015

    The Catholic Church and Environmental Policy

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in an April 22 Catholic News Agency article about the Catholic Church and environmental policy.

  • April 21, 2015

    Resignation of Convicted Bishop

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was quoted in an April 21 New York Times article about the resignation of Robert Finn, a Missouri bishop convicted of shielding a pedophile priest.

  • April 20, 2015

    How the Minority Party Works

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed about his new book, Underdog Politics.

  • April 19, 2015

    25th Anniversary of Hubble

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was interviewed about the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope for Fantastico on the Globo channel in Brazil, CBN radio, and Correio Braziliense newspaper.

  • April 17, 2015

    Conversations About Sexual Assault

    Eileen Dombo, assistant professor, social work, was quoted in an April 17 WTOP News story about the best ways to discuss sexual assault with victims.

  • April 17, 2015

    Coverage of Sheen Week

    Sister Maria Frassati, religious in residence and co-chair of the CUA Fulton Sheen Legacy committee, appeared on EWTN News Nightly on April 14 as they reported on CUA's celebration of the former professor now on the road to sainthood.

  • April 17, 2015

    Disagreement is not Discrimination

    John Garvey, University President, and Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and chancellor of the University, published an op-ed in the Washington Post on the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act and the Human Rights Amendment Act.

  • April 17, 2015

    Morality and Artificial Intelligence

    Paul Scherz, assistant professor of moral theology, was interviewed for Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on morality and artificial intelligence.

  • April 14, 2015

    Laity Called to Evangelize

    Catholic News Service covered a panel discussion by the CEOs of CatholicTV, EWTN, and Salt+Light on the topic of Media and the New Evangelization, hosted at CUA in celebration of Archbishop Sheen.

  • April 13, 2015

    A Master's Degree that Pays Off

    Victor David, scheduling coordinator, was interviewed by Washington Post Express about how he is pursuing his graduate education without taking out loans.

  • April 13, 2015

    Juvenile Justice in America

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, published a blog in the Huffington Post on juvenile justice in America.

  • April 10, 2015

    "The Revolutionists" at CUA

    Eleanor Holdridge, assistant professor and head of the M.F.A Directing program, was quoted in Broadway World about CUA's upcoming production of "The Revolutionists."

  • April 10, 2015

    Obama Talks With Cuba

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, was quoted in an Aleteia story about President Obama's meeting with Raul Castro.

  • April 9, 2015

    Drama Performs the Annunciation

    Patrick Tuite, associate professor and chair, drama, and CUA students were interviewed by EWTN News Nightly about the performance of Annunciation.

  • April 7, 2015

    Student's Easter Journey

    Brian Tierney, sophomore, was mentioned in a Catholic Standard story on Easter journeys.

  • April 7, 2015

    What Did You Do on Spring Break?

    Brother Jim Moore, associate campus minister for justice and missions, and Caroline Johnson, senior, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Spring Break Mission trips.

  • April 5, 2015

    American Catholic Immigration

    Several professors and archivists co-chaired a panel on American Catholic Immigration. Catholic News Service covered the event and interviewed them.

  • April 3, 2015

    The Friday we Call good

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay on Good Friday in First Things.

  • April 3, 2015

    CUA to help Develop Lunar IceCube

    Catholic University was mentioned in an Examiner article as a partner with Moorehead State University and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to develop a small satellite to explore for water ice on the moon.

  • April 1, 2015

    Remembering Saint John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the 10th anniversary of Saint John Paul II's death.

  • March 26, 2015

    A "Grave" Problem

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed by the National Catholic Register about a New Jersey law that would bar religious organizations from selling memorials, vaults and mausoleums.

  • March 26, 2015

    Weiler on Religious Freedom

    Joseph Weiler, attorney and scholar, spoke on religious liberty at Catholic University on March 19. Catholic News Service covered the lecture.

  • March 26, 2015

    D.C. City Council and Expression of Religion

    Michael Root, professor, theology, wrote an essay for First Things on the effects of D.C. City Council's rulings on the rights of Catholic schools to freely express religion.

  • March 25, 2015

    Synod and Evangelization

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, and Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, participated in a discussion at Catholic University on March 16 on the Synod of Bishops and New Evangelization. Archbishop Kurtz was interviewed on the topic for the National Catholic Register. Catholic News Agency and Catholic News Service covered the discussion.

  • March 25, 2015

    Evangelium Vitae turns 20

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the 20th anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.

  • March 25, 2015

    Forgetting Allen Tate

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay in First Things about Allen Tate, a forgotten poet who converted to Catholicism.

  • March 23, 2015

    Cruz and Natural Born Citizenship

    Sarah Helene Duggin, professsor of law, was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered about "natural born" citizenship and Sen. Ted Cruz.

  • March 18, 2015

    Location Matters for Law School

    The Columbus School of Law was mentioned in a New York Times story on a study that highlighted the "power of geographical proximity."

  • March 17, 2015

    Rome Center Strengthens Identity

    University President John Garvey and David Dawson Vasquez, director of CUA's Rome program, were interviewed by the National Catholic Register about the new Rome Center.

  • March 15, 2015

    Student Prepares to Conduct Rigoletto

    Nathan Blair, student, music, was interviewed by DC Metro Theater Arts about conducting the upcoming production of "Rigoletto."

  • March 13, 2015

    Evolution of Mexican Immigration to the U.S.

    Julia Young, assistant professor, history, discussed the evolution of Mexican immigration to the United States in a March 12 Time Q-and-A.

  • March 13, 2015

    Is Dialogue with Islam Possible

    National Catholic Reporter covered a lecture delivered at Catholic University by Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, nucio emeritus of Egypt and former president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

  • March 13, 2015

    Habitat for Humanity Spring Break

    CUA students who volunteered with Habitat for Humanity over Spring Break were interviewed by the Catholic News Herald.

  • March 12, 2015

    Q-and-A with CUA Athletic Director

    Sean Sullivan, director of athletics, discussed Catholic University’s athletics programs and the challenges of Division III athletics in a March 11 Press Box D.C. Q-and-A.

  • March 11, 2015

    Francis Effect after Two Years

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, commented to Catholic News Service on the two year anniversary of Pope Francis's pontificate and the "Francis Effect."

  • March 10, 2015

    Concert Commemorates Performance at Terezin

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was mentioned in a Forbes.com story about his concert-drama Defiant Requiem.

  • March 9, 2015

    Ransom Demanded for Michelangelo Letters

    Kenneth Pennington, Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History, was interviewed on CBS This Morning on a ransom being demanded for letters written by Michelangelo that were stolen from the Vatican.

  • March 8, 2015

    Pope on Climate Change

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story on the Pope's upcoming encyclical on climate change.

  • March 6, 2015

    Cardinal Tagle on Gaudium et Spes

    Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, delievered the annual Dearden Lecture at CUA on March 2. The lecture was covered by Catholic News Service, the National Catholic Reporter, and Catholic News Agency

  • March 6, 2015

    CUA Basketball's Phanord Twins

    Kevin and Kyle Phanord, students, were the topic of an NBC4 interview on the twins playing together on CUA's basketball team.

  • March 4, 2015

    Vatican Names Bishop McElroy for San Diego

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the latest bishop appointed to San Diego.

  • March 3, 2015

    Musical Stations of the Cross

    Joseph Santo, Stephen Gorbos, Andrew Simpson, and Leo Nestor, faculty in the School of Music; Amanda Bono, Shinya Blattmann, Enrique Reynosa, Dan Zhang, and Dorotea Racz, students; and Faye Chiao, alumna, were mentioned in a Catholic Standard review of musical Stations of the Cross, composed and performed by the School of Music.

  • March 3, 2015

    Music of Defiance

    Murry Sidlin, professor, music, was interviewed about his concert-drama Defiant Requiem for The Jewish Week.

  • March 2, 2015

    Division in the House

    Matt Green, associate professor, politics, wrote a blog for the Washington Post on the internal divisions of the House GOP.

  • March 2, 2015

    Church not Haven for Abusers

    Msgr. Stepehn Rosetti, clinical associate professor, pastoral studies, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about a presentation he gave to Irish delegates at a conference for safeguarding children.

  • March 2, 2015

    Story of Conversion

    Freshman Zanas Talley was interviewed by the Catholic Virginian about his conversion.

  • February 27, 2015

    Call to Be "With the Immigrant"

    Bishop Daniel F. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, delivered a talk at Catholic University in February on immigration. The lecture was covered by Catholic News Service.

  • February 25, 2015

    University's Renowned Performing Arts Programs

    Patrick Tuite, chair, drama, and Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music, were interviewed for a story on performing arts at CUA in the Arlington Catholic Herald.

  • February 25, 2015

    Confession for What Ails Us

    John Garvey, University President, wrote an op-ed on confession for Catholic News Service.

  • February 24, 2015

    Cost of Daycare to Families

    Maria Sophia Aguirre, professor, economics, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the effect of rising daycare costs on young families.

  • February 24, 2015

    Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz

    The Washington Post reviewed "Unlimited: The Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz," after which the famous composer visited with students.

  • February 24, 2015

    Can a Foreign-Born American be President?

    Sarah Helene Duggin, professor, law, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times op-ed on whether a foreign-born American can be president.

  • February 20, 2015

    Teachable Moments in Race Cases

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in a Washington Post Magazine story on teachable moments following the unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

  • February 19, 2015

    Mr. CUA in Washington Post

    David Falcone, Ajani Gibson, Michael Thorsen, and Sean Van Gieson, students; and Mary Rita McKenna, alumna, were mentioned in a Washington Post story on the Mr. CUA pageant.

  • February 18, 2015

    Alabama - Marriage Battleground

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on same-sex marriage laws and practices in Alabama.

  • February 18, 2015

    'No Difference' Theory Countered

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology, was intereviewed by Our Sunday Visitor about his research on children raised by same-sex parents.

  • February 13, 2015

    Celebrating Archbishop Sheen

    Sr. Maria Frassati Jakupcak, co-chair, Sheen Legacy Committee, was quoted in a Cardinal Newman Society article on upcoming events to honor Archbishop Sheen.

  • February 11, 2015

    Muslim Chaplain at Wake Forest

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was interviewed by the Washington Post on controversy over Muslim chaplain at Wake Forest.

  • February 6, 2015

    Hispanics in D.C.

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, was mentioned in El Tiempo Latino. In an editorial, his paper "Searching for the American Dream: Lessons from Hispanics Residing in Washington, D.C." was referenced.

  • February 6, 2015

    Catechism for Economics

    Andrew Abela, associate professor, marketing, and dean, School of Business and Economics, published a commentary in the National Catholic Register on Pope Francis' Catechism for Economics.

  • February 6, 2015

    Common Calling, Threats to Faith-Based Schools

    John Garvey, University President, was interviewed for a Religion News Service article on an upcoming forum featuring three presidents of faith-based universities.

  • February 5, 2015

    Anti-Discrimination that Discriminates

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act can, in fact, be discriminatory.

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