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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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  • February 11, 2016

    Who Pays When a Pope Visits?

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

  • February 5, 2016

    Concern over Church's Silence on Zika Crisis

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

  • February 5, 2016

    Pope to Meet Russian Patriarch

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

  • January 30, 2016

    Freedom After the Civil War

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

  • January 29, 2016

    Untold Story: Married Catholic Priests

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

  • January 27, 2016

    Ethical Issues of Zika Virus

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

  • January 22, 2016

    Spirits High at March for Life

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

  • January 22, 2016

    Clues Emerge in Vanish Case in Iran

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

  • January 21, 2016

    Este profesor universitario analiza el rostro humano de la inmigración

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

  • January 18, 2016

    Washington Post Highlights MLK Day of Service

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

  • January 18, 2016

    CUA Law Clemency Project Featured

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

  • January 12, 2016

    Catholics and Lutherans Find Common Ground

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

  • January 6, 2016

    Law Professor on Sen. Cruz's Citizenship

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

  • 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 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

    St. Patrick's Link to Slaves

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

  • March 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.

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