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  • 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.

  • February 2, 2015

    Single-Sex Residence Halls

    John Garvey, University President, was mentioned in a Deseret News editorial on single-sex residence halls.

  • February 2, 2015

    Child Pornography

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Observer story on a recent conference on the social and personal costs of pornography.

  • January 30, 2015

    Life Sentences for Juveniles

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was quoted in a Jan. 30 New Orleans Advocate article about juvenile life sentences.

  • January 30, 2015

    'Je suis Charlie'?

    John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed on the Charlie Hebdo killings in Catholic News Service.

  • January 28, 2015

    Must Take Psychology Professor

    Deborah Clawson, associate professor, psychology, was listd by Careers in Psychology as one of 10 "Must Take Pyschology Professors in Washington, D.C."

  • January 28, 2015

    Morality and Drone Warfare

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Jewish Journal article about morality and drones.

  • January 27, 2015

    Not-So-Silent Silent Film

    Andrew Simpson, professor, music, was mentioned in a Baltimore Sun article about a 1920's silent film for which he was commissioned to compose a score.

  • January 27, 2015

    National Car Surveillance

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story about national car-surveillance programs.

  • January 27, 2015

    Christianity in Saudi Arabia

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was interviewed about Christianity in Saudi Arabia on EWTN News Nightly.

  • January 23, 2015

    Albert Einstein's Footwear

    Trevor Lipscombe, director, The Catholic University of America Press, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Albert Einstein memorial.

  • January 23, 2015

    Everyone Deserves Life

    Magdalena Schutzler, junior, was interviewed by Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) on why she participated in the March for Life.

  • January 23, 2015

    $3 Million Business School Grant

    Andrew Abela, associate professor, marketing, and dean of the School of Business and Economics, was quoted in the Washington Business Journal article about a recent $3 million grant.

  • January 23, 2015

    Talking About Sexual Assault

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a USA Today story on sexual assault.

  • January 22, 2015

    The Curia and HR Issues

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, wrote an essay for Catholic Business Journal on how Pope Francis's 15 ailments of the curia line up with common business ailments.

  • January 22, 2015

    Reaction to State of the Union

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was interviewed for a story on the State of the Union address.

  • January 20, 2015

    Students on Pope Francis's Visit to D.C.

    Catholic University students were interviewed for a Jan. 19 WUSA-TV segment about Pope Francis’s visit to Washington, D.C., in September.

  • January 20, 2015

    Essence of Islam "God is Merciful"

    Pim Valkenberg, professor, religion and culture, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about Christian-Muslim relations in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

  • January 19, 2015

    Martin Luther King Day of Service

    Catholic University students were interviewed by EWTN News Nightly on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

  • January 15, 2015

    Pope and Climate Change

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was quoted in the New Republic about Catholics and climate change.

  • January 14, 2015

    Teaching About Hebdo Attack

    Pim Valkenberg, professor of religion, had a Q-and-A published in the Washington Post about how he will incorporate the Charlie Hebdo attack into his teaching

  • January 14, 2015

    Beauty in Burial

    Nora Heimann, associate professor and chair, art, was quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story on Catholic cemeteries.

  • January 6, 2015

    Religion in Congress

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was interviewed by Catholic News Agency about the religious make up of the 114th Congress.

  • January 5, 2015

    Site of Jesus's Trial

    Robert Miller, associate professor of biblical studies, was interviewed for an Aleteia story on the site of Jesus's trial. See below.

  • January 5, 2015

    30-year-old Case Heads to Supreme Court

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, was quoted in a story on a 30-year-old case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • January 5, 2015

    Religion and Climate Change

    William Dinges, professor, religious studies, was interviewed about climate change and religious belief in the National Catholic Reporter.

  • January 2, 2015

    Clergy and Civil Ceremonies

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a New York Times story on clergy and civil ceremonies. See below.

  • January 2, 2015

    Changing Demographics in the U.S.

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on demographic changes in the United States.

  • January 2, 2015

    Pope to Pick New Cardinals

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on selection of new cardinals by the Pope. He spoke on the same topic on Jan. 5, 2014 on EWTN News Nightly.

  • January 1, 2015

    Religion and Supreme Court Justices

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was interviewed for Moment Magazine on whether the religious beliefs of Supreme Court Justices influence their decisions

  • December 30, 2014

    Southern Voters

    Matt Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a story about southern voters in the National Catholic Register.

  • December 26, 2014

    Christmas and St. John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director, entreprenuership programs, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about Christmas and St. John Paul II.

  • December 24, 2014

    The Joy of Christmas

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, published an essay on the joy of Christmas in First Things

  • December 23, 2014

    Excessive Force

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on cases of excessive force.

  • December 23, 2014

    Police work isn't war

    John Garvey, University President, published a column with Catholic News Service on police work.

  • December 23, 2014

    25th Annual Concert for Charity

    John Garvey, University President; Grayson Wagstaff, dean, music; and students Christiana Gellert and Matthew Yost, were quoted in a Catholic Standard story on the 25th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

  • December 22, 2014

    Pope on Vatican Bureaucracy

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on Vatican bureaucracy.

  • December 19, 2014

    Theatre that Changes the World

    Selma 65, a one-woman show starring CUA Drama's Marietta Hedges, was included in a list of "14 Theatrical Plans to Change the World."

  • December 18, 2014

    The Church and Cuba

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed by Aleteia on the Pope's role in normalizing US-Cuba relations. He was also interviewed by WCBS radio in New York on the topic.

  • December 17, 2014

    Pope's Role in U.S./Cuba Relations

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics and director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a USA Today story on the role Pope Francis played in opening relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

  • December 17, 2014

    The Pope and Diplomacy

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story on the role of Pope Francis in diplomacy in Cuba.

  • December 16, 2014

    Hands-on Training in LEED Lab

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor, architecture, was included in a story by the USGBC on LEED Lab.

  • December 15, 2014

    First Dogs and Their Presidents

    University President John Garvey and his dog Gus were featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education story on presidents and their dogs.

  • December 15, 2014

    Catholic Church on Nuclear Weapons

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss nuclear talks with Iran

  • December 11, 2014

    Religious Liberty in D.C.

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register article on an amendment to the D.C. Human Rights Act.

  • December 11, 2014

    U.S. Bishops on Torture

    Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the bishops' response to the senate torture report.

  • December 9, 2014

    Interrogation or Torture?

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss a new report on CIA interrogation methods.

  • December 4, 2014

    The Impact of Mary

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, and Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor, art, were interviewed for a Dec. 4 Catholic News Service video segment about the importance of Mary in light of the new exhibit Picturing Mary at the National Museum for Women in the Arts.

  • December 3, 2014

    Pope Meets Orthodox Patriarch

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, acting dean of theology and Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, was interviewed for an Aleteia story on the Pope's meeting with the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch.

  • December 3, 2014

    Many Faces of Mary

    The Arlington Catholic Herald previewed the Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum for Mary in the Arts and mentioned CUA's involvement in the exhibit and related programming.

  • December 1, 2014

    Pope Won't Meet with Russian Patriarch

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, was quoted in a USA Today story on why the Pope will not meet with the Russian Orthodox patriarch.

  • December 1, 2014

    Start Government Career with Law

    Jill Frost, director, career and professional development, Columbus School of Law, was quoted in a U.S. News story on starting a career in the government

  • November 28, 2014

    Protests in Ferguson

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Reuters story on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • November 21, 2014

    Art Chair on Donatello Exhibition

    Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor, art, was quoted in a Washington Post story on a Donatello exhibit.

  • November 21, 2014

    New Vatican Panel on Abuse

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, was interviewed for a National Catholic Register story on a new Vatican panel to deal with clergy-abuse cases.

  • November 21, 2014

    Five Myths about Pope Francis

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, wrote an article for The Washington Post's feature "Five Myths".

  • November 19, 2014

    What do Liturgical Colors Mean?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor of liturgical studies, was interviewed for a story in the Arlington Catholic Herald on liturgical colors.

  • November 19, 2014

    An Artful Mother

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, was quoted in a story on the upcoming Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope Attending World Meeting of Families

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a story on the Pope's upcoming visit to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope to Visit U.S.

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a WJLA-ABC7 story on the Pope's upcoming trip to the U.S.

  • November 17, 2014

    On Marriage and Temple Desecration

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, published an article on marriage in First Things.

  • November 17, 2014

    Brain on Architecture

    Julio Bermudez, associate profesor of architecture, was quoted in an Atlantic article on the measurable affects of architecture on the brain.

  • November 17, 2014

    O'Malley on Economy and Civic Values

    America Magazine published a Catholic News Service story on Maryland Gov. Martin O'Mally's talk, which was part of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies' series of national policy forums

  • November 13, 2014

    Midterm Elections

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an op-ed in the Pekin Daily Times on the midterm election. See below

  • November 13, 2014

    Economic Liberty and Religious Liberty

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor in business and economics, was featured in a Christian Post story on the Acton Conference, held at CUA.

  • November 12, 2014

    President Garvey on EWTN Live

    John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, appeared on EWTN Live to discuss religious freedom, Catholic education, and the American family

  • November 11, 2014

    New Panel for Cases of Sex Abuse

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, commented on the establishment of a new Vatican body to deal with child sexual abuse cases

  • November 10, 2014

    Vatican Appointments

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about recent Vatican appointments.

  • November 10, 2014

    Dominican Option

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, published a second essay on the Dominican Option in First Things.

  • November 10, 2014

    Preserving Radio

    Josh Sheppherd, assistant professor of media studies, was interviewed for an article on RadioWorld.com on the Radio Preservation Task Force.

  • November 9, 2014

    How Lobby Firms Cultivate Influence

    Law Professor Lisa Lerman was quoted in a New York Times story on lobby firms and influence

  • November 8, 2014

    Attending a Catholic College

    Tom Carani, a senior theology major, was interviewed on Ave Maria Radio about The Catholic University of America.

  • November 6, 2014

    Cardinal Kasper Remarks at CUA

    A Nov. 6 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article summarized remarks made at CUA by Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

  • November 6, 2014

    Election of D.C. Mayor Bowser

    Matt Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Nov. 6 GW Hatchet article about Muriel Bowser’s election as the next mayor of Washington, D.C.

  • November 4, 2014

    Musical Theater Alums

    The Washington Post mentioned Catholic University alumni in local theater, and a visit by playwright Robert Freedman to Harke Theatre

  • November 4, 2014

    Catholic Vote

    Matt Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the Catholic vote.

  • November 3, 2014

    Poverty and Politics

    John Kromkowski, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a story on poverty and politics.

  • November 2, 2014

    Conservative Catholics and Pope Francis

    Sociology Professor Rev. Paul Sullins was quoted in a USA Today story on how conservatives feel about Pope Francis.

  • October 31, 2014

    Origins of Halloween

    Christopher Born, clinical assistant professor of religion and culture, was interviewed on WUSA9 about the origins of Halloween.

  • October 31, 2014

    The Millennial Vote

    Students from CUA's College Democrats and College Republicans were interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the millennial vote. Theology Professor Chad Pecknold also commented on the topic.

  • October 31, 2014

    Family and Economics

    Economics Professor Maria Sophia Aguirre was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the impact of the family on economics.

  • October 30, 2014

    Catholic Vote

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics and director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the Catholic Vote.

  • October 30, 2014

    Religion and the Supreme Court

    Law Professor Marshall Breger was recently part of a panel of experts commenting on the role of religion in Supreme Court justinces' rulings. Breger's remarks were mentioned in a Catholic News Service article, and video of the panel was posted by Moment magazine.

  • October 30, 2014

    Political Vision of Tolkein

    Jay Richards, assistant research professor of business, was interviewed in a Catholic World Report story on his book The Hobbit Party: The Vision of Freedom That Tolkein Got, and the West Forgot.

  • October 30, 2014

    Same Sex Benefits

    Canon Law Professor Kurt Martens was quoted in the National Catholic Register about same-sex benefits.

  • October 29, 2014

    The Law of Gradualism

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, published an essay in Our Sunday Visitor on gradualism and they Synod.

  • October 28, 2014

    LEED Lab

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor of architecture, was quoted in a story in University Business on the LEED EB:O+M certification by students of Crough Hall.

  • October 28, 2014

    Faith and Science

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology and Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies fellow, was quoted in an Oct. 28 U.S. News & World Report article about comments Pope Francis made regarding faith and science.

  • October 28, 2014

    Pastoral Approach to Divorce, Marriage

    Maronite Chorbishop John Faris, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about the 76th annual Canon Law Society of America convention.

  • October 27, 2014

    Faith and the Vote

    Politics Professor John Kenneth White was quoted in an America story on the faith vote

  • October 27, 2014

    Responses to Synod 2014

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor of theology, published an article in America Magazine on responses to the Synod.

  • October 27, 2014

    Halloween and Chemistry

    An Oct. 27 Chronicle of Higher Education article noted that students in the class of Diane Bunce, professor, chemistry, will dress up as elements from the periodic table.

  • October 22, 2014

    Q-and-A with President John Garvey

    President John Garvey was featured in an Oct. 22 America Q-and-A about his leadership of CUA as a lay president.

  • October 22, 2014

    Midterm Elections

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was interviewed on EWTN Nightly News for a story on the midterm elections.

  • October 22, 2014

    Feast Day of St. John Paul II

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship programs for the school of business, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the first feast day of St. John Paul II. Widmer was a member of the Swiss Guard when the saint was pope.

  • October 21, 2014

    Portrait of College Freshmen

    Catholic University was featured in a story on the diversity of freshman students at local universities.

  • October 20, 2014

    Newly Renovated O'Connell Hall

    Jerry Conrad, associate vice president of facilities operations, was quoted in an Architects + Artisans blog on the renovation of O'Connell Hall.

  • October 18, 2014

    Language at the Synod

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Washington Post story on the Synod of Bishops.

  • October 15, 2014

    Church Explains Sexual Mores With Economics

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an Atlantic story.

  • October 15, 2014

    Annulments in the U.S.

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted on the annulment process in the United States in a Washington Times article

  • October 15, 2014

    ISIS' Justification for Attacks

    Jon Anderson, professor of anthropology and director of CUA's Islamic World Studies program, was quoted in a Washington Times story on how ISIS is reconciling their attacks.

  • October 14, 2014

    Synod Mid-Term Report

    Bill Mattison, associate professor of moral theology, was a guest on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the Synod on the Family mid-term report.

  • October 14, 2014

    Synod Report

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Synod of Bishops

  • October 13, 2014

    Vatican Document on Gays

    John Grabowksi, associate professor, theology and religious studies, and William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, were quoted in an Oct. 13 MSNBC article about a Vatican document on gays and lesbians and their relationship to the Church.

  • October 13, 2014

    The Future of the Catholic Church

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show on Oct. 13 to discuss the Synod of Bishops and the future of the Catholic Church.

  • October 13, 2014

    House Races in Midterm Election

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Oct. 13 National Catholic Reporter article about House races in the midterm election.

  • October 13, 2014

    Overhaul or Shift in Emphasis

    Bill Mattison, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Synod.

  • October 12, 2014

    Sexuality, Graduality, and the Catholic Church

    William Mattison, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 12 Atlantic article about the Catholic Church’s teachings on sexuality.

  • October 10, 2014

    Rights of Children

    Matthew Dugandzic, Ph.D. student in Christian Ethics, had an article published in First Things on the rights of children

  • October 8, 2014

    Instilling Faith in Children

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 8 National Catholic Register article about raising children in the Catholic faith.

  • October 8, 2014

    Grants for Science in Seminaries

    Religion News Service wrote about a $1.5 million grant to benefit the teaching of science in seminaries. Catholic University was among the recipients

  • October 6, 2014

    The Dominican Option

    Pecknold published an essay in First Things.

  • October 6, 2014

    Synod of Bishops on Family

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor, canon law, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about the Synod of Bishops on the family.

  • October 6, 2014

    Washington 101 Textbook

    "Washington 101," a textbook written by four Catholic University instructors — Matthew Green, associate professor of politics; Julie Yarwood, history instructor; Laura Daugherty, assistant professor of social work; and Maria Mazzenga, education archivist — was the subject of a Washington Post column.

  • October 5, 2014

    Divorced Catholics and the Church

    Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, assistant professor, canon law, was interviewed for an Oct. 5 Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald article about divorced Catholics and their relationship to the Church.

  • October 4, 2014

    Corporate Money and Public Policy

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of polotics, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story which covered a conference cosponsored by IPR and the Franciscan Action Network on the influece of corporate money on public policy.

  • October 4, 2014

    Issues Important to Millennial Catholics

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate researcher, sociology, was quoted in an Oct. 4 National Catholic Reporter article about issues that are important to Millennial Catholics in anticipation of the Synod of Bishops on the family.

  • October 4, 2014

    Lecture by Cardinal Gerhard Müller

    Catholic News Agency covered a lecture by Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, at Catholic University on Nov. 3

  • October 3, 2014

    New Archbishop of Chicago

    Robert Christian, Ph.D. candidate in politics, had a story on Archbishop-Elect Cupich published by Time.

  • October 3, 2014

    Synod of Bishops on Family Issues

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology and Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies fellow, was quoted in an Oct. 3 U.S. News & World Report article on the Synod of Bishops on the family.

  • October 2, 2014

    Professor's Link to 1924 World Series

    Professor Andrew Simpson composed the score for newsreels discovered by the Library of Congress of the Washington Senators in game 7 of the 1924 World Series.

  • October 2, 2014

    Midterm Elections and the Economy

    Matt Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Reuters story on the midterm election.

  • October 1, 2014

    Annulment in the Catholic Church

    Rev. John Beal, professor, canon law, and John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, were quoted in an Oct. 1 Catholic News Service article about the annulment process in the Catholic Church.

  • October 1, 2014

    Physics Professor Profiled in Magazine

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was profiled in the October issue of Contigo, a Brazilian magazine.

  • September 28, 2014

    Student Helps Create College Ministry

    CUA junior Christiana Gellert was the subject of a story of college-aged students creating a summer ministry at their parish in New Jersey.

  • September 27, 2014

    Cameras and Privacy

    Clifford Fishman, professor of law, was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle column about cameras and privacy.

  • September 26, 2014

    Solidarity Conference Sponsored by Business School

    The CUA School of Business and Economics co-hosted the a conference on solidarity and business with the Napa Institute Sept. 24-26 at Catholic University. The event was covered by Catholic News Service, and mentioned in a National Review article.

  • September 26, 2014

    What to Do in Swampoodle

    Kathleen Lane, visiting architecture lecturer, was quoted in a Washington Post Magazine story on the D.C. neighborhood of Swampoodle.

  • September 25, 2014

    Technology and Spirituality

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology and ethics, was quoted in a story on spirituality and technology.

  • September 24, 2014

    Pope on Military Action

    Associate Professor of Theology Joseph Capizzi was interviewed on the Pope's response to military action on EWTN News Nightly.

  • September 24, 2014

    St. Louis will host Cardinals Dinner

    The St. Louis Review ran a preview story on the 2015 Cardinals Dinner.

  • September 23, 2014

    2014 Midterm Elections

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in an article about this year’s midterm elections.

  • September 23, 2014

    Neuroscience and Landscape Architecture

    A study beind conducted by Julio Bermudez, associate professor of architecture, on studying brain waves to see how landscape designs effect a person, was written about at NextCity.com.

  • September 21, 2014

    New Archbishop of Chicago

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Wall Street Journal article about the appointment of Most Rev. Blase Cupich, a CUA alumnus, as the new archbishop of Chicago.

  • September 19, 2014

    President Obama's Plan for Islamic State

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a Sept. 19 National Catholic Register article about Congressional approval of President Barack Obama’s plan for stopping the Islamic State.

  • September 19, 2014

    Opening of School Year and American Cardinals Dinner

    Frank Persico, vice president for university relations, was interviewed on CatholicTV about the beginning of the school year, and the American Cardinals Dinner.

  • September 18, 2014

    Young Adult Attitudes Toward Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in Sept. 18 Rare article about attitudes toward religion among people under the age of 40.

  • September 18, 2014

    College Programs to Reduce Binge Drinking

    Stephanie P. Davey, assistant dean of students, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Catholic News Service article about college programs aimed at reducing binge drinking.

  • September 17, 2014

    World Meeting of Families

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, and his wife Claire were interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on the upcoming World Meeting of Families. The Grabowskis are members of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

  • September 16, 2014

    Online M.S.W. Program

    Marie Raber, associate dean and associate professor, social work, was featured in a Q-and-A with OnlineMSWPrograms.com about the National Catholic School of Social Service online M.S.W. program.

  • September 15, 2014

    Couples Married by Pope Francis

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a Sept. 15 Catholic News Agency article about the validity of the marriages Pope Francis witnessed on Sept. 14. in Rome.

  • September 14, 2014

    Washington Business Education

    Andrew Abela, dean, business and economics, was featured in a Sept. 14 Washington Post article about deans of local business schools.

  • September 11, 2014

    Acceptance of Gays and Lesbians in U.S. Religious Congregations

    William D’Antonio, senior fellow, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate researcher, sociology, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Associated Press article about acceptance of gays and lesbians in U.S. religious congregations.

  • September 10, 2014

    Top Catholic Colleges

    Crux included The Catholic University of America in it's round up of top Catholic Colleges, based on the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

  • September 10, 2014

    In Defense of Christians

    A Catholic News Service story quotes from a presentation given by Robert Destro, law professor, at the In Defense of Christians summit.

  • September 10, 2014

    Atmospheres of Comets

    Martin Cordiner, research fellow, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 10 Daily Galaxy online article about what can be learned from the atmospheres of comets.

  • September 9, 2014

    Abusive Relationships

    Eileen Dombo, assistant professor of social service, was interviewed on WTOP on women in abusive relationships.

  • September 9, 2014

    Law Prof on ISIL

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in AP brief about Obama's strategy to combat ISIL.

  • September 9, 2014

    Vatican Criticism of Nuns

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in a U.S.News & World Report story on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.

  • September 8, 2014

    CUA Listed in Catholic Identity Guides

    CUA has been named to two Catholic college guides — The Newman Guide, and the National Catholic Register Catholic Identity College Guide.

  • September 8, 2014

    Why Pope Francis' 10 keys to happiness explain his popularity

    A blog by Robert Christian, doctoral candidate in politics, was published in the National Catholic Reporter.

  • September 7, 2014

    Young People and Religious Literacy

    Jospeh Capizzi, associate professor of theology, published an essay in Our Sunday Visitor on the religious literacy of students today.

  • September 6, 2014

    Stop and Seize

    Law Professor Clifford Fishman was quoted in a major investigative series by the Washington Post of the Equitable Sharing Program.

  • September 5, 2014

    Leaked Photos, Child Pornography?

    Professor of Law Mary Leary was quoted in a story on whether those that view leaked photos of underage celebrities are guilty of looking at child pornography.

  • September 4, 2014

    Regulating Abortion Facilities

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the regulation of abortion clinics.

  • September 4, 2014

    Stopping ISIS

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was interviewed in a National Catholic Register article on stopping ISIS.

  • September 3, 2014

    Cardinal's Plea for Solidarity

    At the end of the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and chancellor of the University, issued a plea for solidarity with persecuted Christians.

  • August 29, 2014

    'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, published a blog in the Huffington Post

  • August 26, 2014

    Redesigned Border Crossings

    An Aug. 26 article of the Fast Company website detailed an entry by CUA architecture students in a contest by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture to redesign border crossings.

  • August 19, 2014

    Pope Francis's Comments on Iraq

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Aug. 19 Vox article about comments Pope Francis made regarding military actions in Iraq.

  • August 19, 2014

    Role of Church in Holy Land

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor of philosophy, and Marshall Breger, professor of law, were interviewed by Catholic News Service on the Role of the Church in helping to end conflict in the Holy Land.

  • August 18, 2014

    GOP in the Senate

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter column on Aug. 18, 2014, on the chances of the GOP taking control of the Senate.

  • August 18, 2014

    Mayor de Blasio's PreKindergarten Proposal

    President John Garvey critiqued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to push for universal prekindergarten in a Catholic News Service column.

  • August 17, 2014

    Review of A Catechism for Business

    An Aug. 17 Zenit News Agency article reviewed the book A Catechism for Business: Tough Ethical Questions and Insights from Catholic Teaching, edited by Andrew V. Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, and Joseph E. Capizzi, associate professor of theology and religious studies.

  • August 14, 2014

    Rep. Paul Ryan on Poverty

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Aug. 14 Catholic News Service article about Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) plan to reduce poverty in the United States.

  • August 12, 2014

    Atmospheres Surrounding Comets

    Martin Cordiner, research fellow, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Physics.org story about the atmospheres surrounding comets.

  • August 11, 2014

    Hospital-Admitting Requirements for Abortion Facilities

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in an Aug. 11 National Catholic Register article about hospital-admitting requirements for abortion facilities.

  • August 8, 2014

    Jeff Sessions and the Deportation Caucus

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, published a blog in the Huffington Post on Jeff Sessions and the Deportation Caucus.

  • August 7, 2014

    Avoid Death by PowerPoint

    Andrew Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, was mentioned in an ITWorld.com story on how to display data.

  • August 7, 2014

    Seal of Confession

    Rev. Robert Kaslyn, S.J., dean of the School of Canon Law, was quoted in a story on whether courts can require priests to break the seal of confession.

  • August 6, 2014

    Presidential Vacations

    John White, professor of politics, was quoted in a Huffington Post article on presidential vacations.

  • August 1, 2014

    Catholics and World War I

    The work of two CUA archivists on the effect of World War I on U.S. Catholics was featured by Catholic News Service.

  • August 1, 2014

    Estate Planning

    Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, was quoted on estate planning in the August issue of U.S. Catholic magazine.

  • August 1, 2014

    Astronomy and the Future of Science

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was interviewed for the August issue of the Brazilian science magazine Galileu about winning the award Diaspora Brazil, her career in astronomy, and the future of science.

  • July 31, 2014

    Satanists Challenge Hobby Lobby Ruling

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a July 31 Religion News Service article on the Satanists' challenge to the Hobby Lobby ruling.

  • July 28, 2014

    Post Reviews Piano Festival

    The Washington Post reviewed a recital by pianist John O'Connor, which was part of the Washington International Piano Festival at the School of Music.

  • July 24, 2014

    Profile of Law Professor in Register

    Law Professor Mark Rienzi was profiled in a National Catholic Register story about his recent Supreme Court victories.

  • July 24, 2014

    Capital Punishment Protocol

    Associate Professor of Law Cara Drinan was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on the death penalty.

  • July 23, 2014

    Strong Values for a Strong America

    On Wednesday, July 23, the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies hosted a forum on family values featuring Senator Marco Rubio. Thirty media outlets attended the event, including the Washington Post, Washington Times, AP, Catholic News Service, EWTN, CNN, Fox News, ABC and NBC.

  • July 23, 2014

    Seal of Confession

    Rev. John Beal, professor of canon law, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitory story on the seal of confession.

  • July 21, 2014

    Shipping Container Housing

    Architecture Lecturer Travis Price and several CUA graduates were the focus of a Washington Post story on apartments made from shipping containers.

  • July 21, 2014

    Journey of Migrants to U.S. Border

    Martha Cruz Zuniga, clinical assistant professor, economics, discussed the journey Central and South American migrants make to the U.S. border on the July 18 edition of EWTN News Nightly.

  • July 21, 2014

    President Obama's Executive Order

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and associate professor of politics, was quoted in a July 21 Catholic News Service article about President Barack Obama’s July 21 executive order.

  • July 17, 2014

    Senate Bill on Abortion Restrictions

    Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was mentioned in a July 17 Catholic News Service article about a Senate bill that would make it unlawful to restrict abortion services.

  • July 15, 2014

    Baptism for Children of Same-Sex Couples

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on baptisms of the children of same-sex couples.

  • July 15, 2014

    Hobby Lobby - Owner's Individual Rights

    Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a story on the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case in the National Catholic Reporter.

  • July 15, 2014

    Theology of the Body

    CUA Student Amber Henry was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on the Theology of the Body.

  • July 11, 2014

    Vatican Bank Reforms and Catholic Media

    Lucia Silecchia, professor of law, appeared on EWTN News Nightly July 9 to discuss the topics of Vatican Bank reforms and Catholic media.

  • July 10, 2014

    Professors on EDNA

    Robert Destro, professor of law, and Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies were interviewed by the National Catholic Register on July 10 on the implications of the White House's promised EDNA executive order on Catholic organizations.

  • July 7, 2014

    Baptising Children of Same-Sex Couples

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in an Aleteia.org story on the baptism of children of same-sex couples

  • July 5, 2014

    Caring Capitalism

    Andrew Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, published an article in the Tablet on the bussiness school and its mission.

  • July 4, 2014

    Online Courses

    Jennifer Paxton, clinical assistant professor, history, was quoted in a July 4 New York Times article about professors who film lectures for the company Great Courses.

  • July 3, 2014

    Divided Supreme Court Justices

    Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was quoted in a July 3 New York Times article about a divide among Supreme Court justices on the issue of birth control.

  • July 1, 2014

    Victory for Religious Liberty

    Robert Destro, professor of law, published an op-ed in America Magazine on the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Supreme Court case.

  • June 30, 2014

    Convicted Vatican Diplomat

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor of philosophy, appeared on EWTN News Nightly discussing the conviction of a Vatican diplomat

  • June 30, 2014

    Legal Experts Divided on Hobby Lobby

    University President John Garvey commented in the National Catholic Register on the Hobby Lobby decision’s implications for HHS lawsuits brought by religious nonprofits.

  • June 30, 2014

    Philosophy and Law Professors on SCOTUS Ruling

    Michael Gorman, associate professor of philosophy, and Bob Destro, law professor, were interivewed on Kresta in the Afternoon on Ave Maria Radio regarding the Hobby Lobby decision announced by the Supreme Court on June 30.

  • June 30, 2014

    Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

    Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was quoted in a June 30 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article about the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the federal contraception mandate for some for-profit companies.

  • June 30, 2014

    Irish in Massachusetts

    Timothy Meagher, associate professor, history, and University archivist, was quoted in a June 30 Sentinel and Enterprise article about a September conference on the history of the Irish in the Massachusetts.

  • June 29, 2014

    Fate of Defrocked Archbishop

    Kurt Martens, associate professor, canon law, was interviewed for a June 29 Washington Times article about the fate of a former archbishop defrocked for sex abuse.

  • June 26, 2014

    United States Intervention in Iraq

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a June 25 National Catholic Register article about U.S. involvement in Iraq as fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria advance across the country.

  • June 26, 2014

    Unreasonable buffer zones at abortion clinics struck down by Supreme Court

    On June 26, the Supreme Court held 9-0 that a Massachusetts law providing a 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in the state is an unconstitutional infringement of free speech. That case, McCullen v. Coakley, was argued personally by Law School Professor Mark Rienzi before the Justices in January.

  • June 25, 2014

    Use of Drones by the United States

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, discussed the United States' use of drones to kill foreign terrorists on the June 24 edition of EWTN News Nightly.

  • June 25, 2014

    Hobby Lobby: The Cost of Not Offering Health Insurance

    Dean of the School of Business and Economics Andrew Abela published an op-ed on the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case in the Daily Caller.

  • June 25, 2014

    National Symphony Orchestra at CUA

    A June 25 Associated Press article noted that the National Symphony Orchestra will perform at Catholic University in 2015.

  • June 23, 2014

    Pope Francis and the Mafia

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a June 23 Vox article about comments Pope Francis made about Italian gangsters.

  • June 20, 2014

    Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination by Federal Contractors

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor, politics, and director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a June 20 National Catholic Reporter article about the drafting of an executive order banning federal contractor discrimination against sexual orientation.

  • June 19, 2014

    March for Marriage

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was interviewed about traditional marriage.

  • June 16, 2014

    Religious Identity of Leading Republicans

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor, politics, and director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a July 8 Religion News Service article about the religious identity of leading Republicans.

  • June 13, 2014

    U.S. Bishops and Pope Francis

    President John Garvey was quoted in a June 12 New York Times article about how U.S. bishops are attempting to match the tone of messages from Pope Francis.

  • June 13, 2014

    'The Fault in Our Stars'

    Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, clinical associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a June 13 Catholic News Agency article about the lessons that can be learned from the book and film The Fault in Our Stars.

  • June 13, 2014

    Hubble Telescope and Lack of Women in Science

    Duilia de Mello, associate professor, physics, was featured in a full-page story in the Brazilian newspaper O Globo on June 13. The article focused on her career, the work she does with the Hubble Space Telescope, and the lack of women in science.

  • June 12, 2014

    Catholic Education and the American Cardinals Dinner

    John Garvey was interviewed for a June 12 Catholic New York article about Catholic education and the American Cardinals Dinner.

  • June 11, 2014

    U.S. Bishops Unanimously Religious-Liberty Initiative

    Michael Gorman, associate professor, philosophy, was quoted in a June 11 National Catholic Register article about the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty.

  • June 10, 2014

    Mandatory Life Sentences for Juveniles

    Cara H. Drinan, associate professor, law, was quoted in a June 9 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about mandatory life sentences for juveniles.

  • June 5, 2014

    Estonian Composer Arvo Pärt

    Stephen Gorbos, assistant professor, music, and Sara Pecknold, doctoral candidate, music, were quoted in a June 4 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article about Estonian composer Arvo Pärt.

  • June 5, 2014

    Law School Commencement

    A June 5 Catholic Standard (Washington, D.C.) article detailed the Columbus School of Law Commencement on May 23.

  • June 4, 2014

    25th American Cardinals Dinner

    A June 4 Catholic News Service article summarized the 25th American Cardinals Dinner.

  • June 4, 2014

    The Catholic Case Against Libertarianism

    A June 4 Catholic News Service article summarized a keynote delivered by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, at "Erroneous Autonomy: The Catholic Case Against Libertarianism," a June 3 forum sponsored by the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies.

  • June 2, 2014

    Washingtonian Features Students' Work

    CUA architecture students were challenged to rethink the Washington, D.C., skyline if current building height limitations didn't exist.

  • June 2, 2014

    A Catechism for Business

    Andrew Abela, dean, business and economics, and Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, theology and religious studies, were featured in a June 2 Legatus Magazine article about their book A Catechism for Business: Tough Ethical Questions and Insights from Catholic Teaching.

  • May 30, 2014

    Unity in the Holy Land

    Theology Professor Pim Valkenberg was interviewed by the National Catholic Register on the Pope's recent visit to the Holy Land.

  • May 29, 2014

    History of Radio in the Classroom

    Josh Shepperd, assistant professor, media studies, was quoted in a story about the history of radio in the classroom on American Public Media’s May 29 Marketplace Morning Report.

  • May 28, 2014

    Catholic-Orthodox Communion

    Msgr. Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, was interviewed by John Burger with aleteia.org on the pope's trip to the Holy Land.

  • May 21, 2014

    Commencement

    News outlets summarized the Commencement address given by San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers.

  • May 18, 2014

    Theology of Women

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was quoted in a May 28 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article about the role Popes John XXIII and John Paul II played in fostering the theology of women.

  • May 17, 2014

    Archbishop of Manila Addresses Graduates

    Religio Magazine covered CUA's Baccalaureate Mass and the Homily by Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle.

  • May 14, 2014

    Divorce

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor of philosophy, appeared on the Stossel show on Fox discussing whether the government should make it harder to get a divorce.

  • May 14, 2014

    Student Archaeology Project in England

    A May 14 Berwick Advertiser (Northumberland, England) article detailed the work of a group of CUA students on an archeological project in the local area.

  • May 14, 2014

    The 'Jesus Wife' Papyrus

    Janet A. Timbie, part-time associate professor, Semitics, was a guest on the May 14 edition of EWTN News Nightly to discuss a papyrus that allegedly claims Jesus had a wife.

  • May 13, 2014

    Black Mass and Tolerance

    Assistant Professor of Theology Chad Pecknold was interviewed by Catholic News Agency and Vox.com on the Black Mass re-enactment at Harvard University.

  • May 9, 2014

    AP Story Profiles Men's Tennis Coach

    A May 8 Associated Press profiled Marty Dowd, head men’s tennis coach. Dowd has been at CUA for 53 and is leading the team to its first-ever NCAA Tournament.

  • May 9, 2014

    The Pope and the UN

    Law Professor Lucia Silecchia was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly to discuss Pope Francis' meeting with the UN. See below around the 15 minute mark.

  • May 7, 2014

    Hollywood and History

    Niki Akhavan, assistant professor, media studies, was interviewed for a May 7 BBC Persian television segment about Hollywood and history.

  • May 6, 2014

    View of Death Penalty

    Associate Professor of Law Cara Drinan was quoted in a National Catholic Register article on the death penalty.

  • May 5, 2014

    Organ Performance

    Jeremy Filsell, part-time faculty member, music, was a featured performer on the May 5 edition of the radio program Pipedreams.

  • May 2, 2014

    Pope Francis' Tweet About Inequality

    IPR Graduate Fellow Robert Christian examines a recent tweet from Pope Francis for Time Magazine.

  • May 2, 2014

    Canonization for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, S.E.O.D., was interviewed for a May 2 segment on the canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII for TBS eFM Radio’s This Morning program (Seoul, South Korea).

  • May 1, 2014

    Solar Decathlon House Featured

    The May/June issue of gb&d magazine featured Harvest Home, Team Capitol DC’s entry in the 2013 Solar Decathlon. Team Capitol DC was comprised of students from CUA, George Washington University, and American University.

  • April 24, 2014

    450th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Birthday

    Michael Mack, associate professor, English, was interviewed about the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birthday on the April 23 edition of EWTN News Nightly.

  • April 23, 2014

    Environmental Ethics

    Law Professor Lucia Silecchia appears on EWTN News Nightly for an Earth Day discussion.

  • April 22, 2014

    Legislation Targeting Sex Crimes

    Mary Leary, associate professor, law, was quoted in an April 21 New York Times article about Congressional legislated targeting a variety of sex crimes.

  • April 16, 2014

    Way of the Cross

    Catholic News Service covered CUA's traditional outdoor Stations of the Cross.

  • April 16, 2014

    A Champion of Catholic Business Ethics

    Andrew Abela, dean, business and economics, was featured in an April 16 Arlington (Va.) Catholic Herald article about his career and the relationship between ethics and the business world.

  • April 14, 2014

    Faculty Member Speaks About Swiss Guard

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship, was interviewed by EWTN Nightly News about his former job as a member of the Swiss Guard serving under Pope John Paul II.

  • April 7, 2014

    School of Business and Free Market

    How business leaders, graduates and students associated with the CUA School of Business and Economics say their goal is to transform how America does business.

  • April 7, 2014

    40 Days of Prayer

    Senior Catilin Porter was interviewed by Catholic News Service on her Lenten devotion to prayer.

  • April 7, 2014

    Expert on Suicide

    David Jobes, professor of psychology, was quoted in a April 4 Newsweek article on suicide.

  • April 4, 2014

    Archbishop Lori on Being Pro-Life

    Catholic News Service ran a story on a lecture by Archbishop of Baltimore William E. Lori at Catholic University on what it means to be Pro-Life today.

  • April 4, 2014

    Provost Profiled in Home State Newspaper

    An April 3 Rhode Island Catholic article profiled Provost James Brennan’s life and career.

  • April 4, 2014

    Pope's Call for Simplicity and the Good Pope

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on April 2 about remarks Pope Francis made on simplicity. Rev. Richard DeLillio commented for a story on Blessed John XXIII - "The Good Pope."

  • April 3, 2014

    The First 1,000 Days

    Maria Sophia Aguirre, professor of economics, was quoted in an article on a congressional hearing, “The First One Thousand Days: Development Aid Programs to Bolster Health and Nutrition,

  • April 3, 2014

    D.C. Democratic Primary

    John K. White, professor of politics, was quoted in an April 2 Washington Times story on the D.C. democratic primary.

  • March 28, 2014

    The Pope and The President

    Politics Professor Stephen Schneck appeared on PBS Newshour March 27 to discuss the meeting between President Obama and Pope Francis.

  • March 28, 2014

    Catholics in Ukraine

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a March 26 Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Ind.) article about fears of Catholic persecution in Ukraine.

  • March 28, 2014

    Washington Post Reviews Art Exhibit

    A Washington Post article reviewed the exhibit “Under the Influence: Reverberations of the Washington Color School,” which is sponsored by the Department of Art.

  • March 25, 2014

    Businesses and Religious Freedom

    Andrew Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, and Joseph Capizzi, associate professor of theology and religious studies, were interviewed recently about their book A Catechism for Business.

  • March 25, 2014

    Police Searches of Cell Phones

    Clifford Fishman, professor, law, was quoted in an ABA Journal article about two Supreme Court cases involving whether the police may search the contents of a cellphone seized incident to the lawful arrest of a criminal suspect.

  • March 17, 2014

    Religious Liberty in Ukraine

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was interviewed for a March 14 Catholic News Service video about the possible impact on religious liberty in Ukraine if Crimea joins Russia.

  • March 14, 2014

    Students Serve Over Spring Break

    Students are participating in Habitat for Humanity projects and mission trips with the Office of Campus Ministry.

  • March 14, 2014

    Pope Francis' First Year

    President John Garvey wrote a reflection of Pope Francis’ first year in the papacy for the National Catholic Register.

  • March 13, 2014

    Lenten Observance in Protestant Churches

    Catholic University Theology and Religious Studies professors Christopher Ruddy and Michael Root were quoted in a March 12, 2014, Catholic News Service article about the growing popularity of the observance of Lent among Protestants.

  • March 6, 2014

    Religious Groups Unite on Situation in Crimea

    Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, and a priest of the Ukrainian Eparchy of St. Josaphat in Parma, was interviewed March 4 by Catholic News Agency on how religious groups are uniting to oppose Russia's use of troops in Crimea

  • March 6, 2014

    Traditions of Lent

    Rev. Justin Ross, O.F.M. Conv., associate chaplain for liturgy and worship, was interviewed for a March 5 WJLA/News Channel 8 story about what people are giving up for Lent.

  • February 28, 2014

    Professor in National Review on Parental Rights

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy Melissa Moschella published an article in the National Review on parental rights.

  • February 28, 2014

    Professor on EWTN on Changes at Vatican

    Assistant Professor of Philosophy Melissa Moschella was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on changes in the Vatican and the election of new cardinals.

  • February 28, 2014

    Professor Quoted on Facebook's Gender Options

    John Grabowski, associate professor of moral theology, was quoted in a Feb. 26 story in the National Catholic Register on Facebook's expanded gender options.

  • February 28, 2014

    Dean Quoted on Proper Use of Relics

    Rev. Robert Kaslyn, S.J., dean of the School of Canon Law, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article on the proper treatment of saints relics

  • February 26, 2014

    Dean Discusses Unrest in Ukraine

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was a a guest on EWTN News Nightly on Feb. 19 to discuss the unrest in Ukraine.

  • February 17, 2014

    Philosophy Professor on Ethics of Snowden

    Melissa Moschella was interviewed by Religion & Ethics Newsweekly for a story on Edward Snowden.

  • February 17, 2014

    Professor Interviewed on St. Valentine

    Associate Professor of Theology Rev. Michael Witczak was interviewed for a Christian Post story on Valentine's Day.

  • February 17, 2014

    Business Dean on Careers with Meaning

    Andrew Abela appeared on CatholicTV to speak about the school's one year anniversary.

  • February 11, 2014

    Catholic University Students Take Polar Bear Plunge

    Student-athletes raised funds for Special Olympics D.C., as they participated in the 2014 Polar Bear Plunge on Feb. 7.

  • February 11, 2014

    Dean Discusses Eastern Rite of Church on EWTN

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean, theology and religious studies, was a guest on EWTN Live on Feb. 5 to discuss the Eastern Rite of the Catholic Church.

  • February 3, 2014

    Politics Professor Quoted in Chicago Tribune

    Green was quoted in a Rueters story in the Chicago Tribune including analysis on the State of the Union.

  • February 3, 2014

    Dean Writes on Concrete Love and Economics

    Abela's commentary in National Catholic Register remarks on why the idea of concrete love is useful to understanding Church teaching about the economy.

  • February 3, 2014

    Future of the Pro-life Movement

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was interviewed for a Catholic News Service video about the future of the pro-life movement.

  • January 30, 2014

    Professor on C-SPAN Discusses Young Offenders

    Cara Drinan talked about whether young criminal offenders convicted of murder and other serious crimes should be spared mandatory life sentences.

  • January 22, 2014

    Faculty Comment on the Pope and the President

    Dean Andrew V. Abela of the School of Business and Economics, and Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies comment in this Washington Post article about President Obama's plan to meet with Pope Francis to discuss economic issues.

  • January 22, 2014

    New York Times Quotes Law Professor

    Associate Professor Cara H. Drinan criticizes states that have implemented the high court's decisions in a way the 'flouts the spirit of the decisions.'

  • January 17, 2014

    Campus Minister Interviewed on CatholicTV

    Jamila Evans was interviewed on This is the Day on March for Life preparations.

  • January 13, 2014

    Faculty Comment on Pope in Wall Street Journal

    Chad Pecknold and Stephen Schneck were quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on Jan. 12, 2014, on the Pope's appointment of new cardinals.

  • January 10, 2014

    Law Professor Pens Op-Ed for Wall Street Journal

    Law Professor Lucia Silecchia published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Religious Freedom on Jan. 9.

  • January 6, 2014

    Professors Interviewed by CNS on 2013/2014

    Catholic News Service produced two videos in which they talked to Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, and Melissa Moschella, assistant professor of philosophy, about the Church in 2013 and expectations for 2014