March 28, 2019

What caused the clergy sex abuse crisis? Catholic universities are pushing for debate on the answer.

U.S. Catholics know they are in the thick of a clergy sexual abuse crisis, but that’s where agreement ends. When the abuse topic exploded in the church in the early 2000s, everyone knew the focus was stopping the shuffling around and cover-up of priests abusing children
March 19, 2019

Heroines of Ordinary Times

Since March began, Women’s History Month has highlighted famous women and their places in our collective history. However, the private histories of our families hold countless ordinary women who lived extraordinary, but hidden, lives of faith, hope and love.
March 14, 2019

Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) Endorses MA in Human Rights Program

In my estimation the strategic project of the next century (100 years) is the movement of fathers taking unto themselves alone, the sexual formation of their sons, resulting in sons capable of being great husbands and fathers.
March 13, 2019

IHE Fellow Recognized For Book On Aquinas And The Economy

The book was awarded the Economy & Society International Award, presented by the Fondazione Centesimus Annus - Pro Pontifice. From the Foundation’s website: “The prize is awarded to a work which stands out for its original contribution to in depth study and implementation of the Social Doctrine of the Church, is of proven doctrinal soundness, and exceptional quality.”
March 7, 2019

The Humanity of Espionage

Is it possible to consider human dignity in a field that includes manipulation and deceit? What moral obligations are involved in a life of espionage?
March 7, 2019

The Prayer of Ordinary Times

Can a lazy lack of creativity ever be good for the soul?
February 28, 2019

Catholic Leaders Gather In Rome To Discuss Continuing Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis

University President John Garvey, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and Catholic University were mentioned in a NPR story about the ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ conference that was held last month while discussing the next steps to address the problems as the Rome summit gathered.
February 28, 2019

Behind Ted McCarrick’s fall: the wrong kind of ‘openness’

IHE fellow Chad Pecknold published commentary on The New York Post about former Cardinal McCarrick's fallout in the church.
February 28, 2019

Cardinal DiNardo aims for ‘new ecclesial season’ to confront crisis

In the midst of the current crisis in our church — with a once-admired cardinal accused of heinous acts, bishops widely judged incapable of policing themselves, investigators poring through church archives and ordinary Catholics in fits of anger and despair — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, asked a very brave question recently.