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

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  • 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

  • December 20, 2013

    Professor's Research Discussed in Scientist

    J. Michael Mullins' discoveries of 40 years ago are now becoming understood as playing critical roles in regulating cell growth as in the formation of cancerous tumors and in growth of tissues.

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