Why does the federal government own only .5% of Kansas and 1.8% of Texas, but 79.6% of Nevada and 63.1% of Utah? Why are there two separate federal policies for western lands? Emmett McGroarty, IHE Director of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine, speaks with former Utah State Representative Ken Ivory […]
A Theological Engagement on Disability: Accompanying each Member of the Body of Christ in a Time of Crisis
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., Archbishop of Louisville, KY, and the Episcopal Moderator for the National Catholic Partnership on Disability, delivers a virtual lecture about the Catholic understanding of disability and how it leads us to a closer union with one another and God during challenging times. Following the lecture, JD Flynn (Editor-in-Chief […]
John Keown, Rose Kennedy Chair in Christian Ethics at Georgetown and Advisory Board Member for the M.A. in Human Rights, lectures on the ethics of nuclear deterrence from a natural law perspective, with particular reference to the views of Pope Francis, the first Pope to oppose not only the use but also the possession […]
The Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights, chaired by Harvard professor Mary Ann Glendon, issued its report on human rights in U.S. foreign policy in July, examining human rights from the perspective of both America’s foundational principles and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Robert George and William Saunders discuss the report and examine its relevance […]
Choosing a graduate program can be stressful, but we don’t think it should be. That’s why we will be hosting an online information session so you can get answers to your questions about our program. Dr. William Saunders, Director of the Program in Human Rights, have a conversation about this program with Dr. Jay […]
Dr. Joseph Capizzi, Dr. Catherine Pakuluk, and Dr. Kate Ward discuss Universal Basic Income and its relation to Catholic Social Teaching.
IHE Media Fellow and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat moderates a panel discussion via webinar between Samuel Goldman (George Washington University), Dan McCarthy (Modern Age), and Ramesh Ponnuru (National Review) about the upcoming election and the future of conservatism in America.
Kenneth Anderson, Paolo Carozza, and Christopher Tollefsen, members of the Unalienable Rights Commission at the U.S. Department of State, join the IHE’s Director of the Program in Human Rights, William Saunders, J.D., for this conversation.
Join George Weigel and Joe Capizzi to discuss what the Catholic leaders of the future, especially the next pope, must do to remain faithful to the Holy Spirit’s summons to renewed evangelical witness, intensified missionary fervor, and Christ-centered reform.
The challenge of adjusting to our increasingly secularized world is the central conversation in the modern Church. It must be asked, however, whether the secret of the saeculum as revealed by Jesus is becoming a secret even Christians fail to grasp. Do we still understand the dynamic of the age and the mission of […]
For American Christians, national security debates involve a complex relationship between the faith, America’s role in a state-centered world order, and the dangers of that world.
Since the 1970s, more Americans have embraced the Soulmate Myth, the idea that marriage is about an intense emotional connection between two people that should only last as long as that connection remains happy and fulfilling. Not surprisingly, this myth powered the divorce revolution of the 1970s, as feelings are a fragile foundation for durable marriage.
Since the collapse of communism in Europe in 1989, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe have undergone massive social changes. Dr. Stephen Bartulica, former advisor to the President of Croatia on Catholic affairs, will address how Marxism failed to create a new kind of human being and deprived people the opportunity to assume responsibility for their own lives.
During this event, Timothy Carney and Emmett McGroarty discussed the challenges facing modern America, the relevance of Catholic social doctrine, and a framework for leading us out of the wilderness.
Guangcheng Chen and William Saunders, JD, director of the Program in Human Rights at Catholic University, discussed what can be done to protect human rights in China?
This video features the Institute for Human Ecology (IHE) at The Catholic University of America, the nation’s leading academic institute committed to increasing scientific understanding of the economic, cultural, and social conditions vital for human flourishing.
The Intelligence Studies Program and the Institute for Human Ecology hosted a panel discussion to explore the role that the media plays in keeping U.S. intelligence accountable.