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May 24, 2019

Only by returning to the Faith can we truly rebuild Notre Dame

As the spire cracked and buckled, millions of us felt civilization trembling. But trembling at what? At the loss of God? At the sudden recognition that, for all our progressive confidence, deep down everyone knows that Western civilization lacks the philosophical and religious principles that once made such a structure possible in the first place?
May 23, 2019

Honoring the Patron Saint of the MA in Human Rights Program Saint Josephine Bakhita

Watch William Saunders, JD, on EWTN News Nightly on the occasion of the anniversary of the beatification of Saint Bakhita, patroness of the MA in Human Rights at The Catholic University of America.
May 22, 2019

Washington Insider – June 2019

In his column, William Saunders, JD, discusses The March for Life, the President, and Executive Branch Developments; The Supreme Court and Other Judicial Matters; State Developments; and, Other Developments: Human Rights and Abortion.
May 10, 2019

Program Director William Saunders greets the Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S., Most Rev. Christophe Pierre

The meeting between the two took place on March 13, 2019 at the Vatican Embassy in DC. Graduates from our M.A. in Human Rights will help bring the Catholic perspective to bear in the international arena.
May 9, 2019

Professor Robert George Addresses Human Rights in Conversation with Program Director William Saunders

More than 80 students, faculty, and members of the local community gathered for a discussion of human rights and religious liberty with Robert George, Princeton University’s McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence.
May 9, 2019

New Program Teaches the Catholic Perspective on Human Rights – Witnessing Discipleship of Mercy and Love

William Saunders, JD, of The Catholic University of America's Institute of Human Ecology discusses the new Master of Arts in Human Rights program in an interview with Relevant Radio. 
May 3, 2019

Love and Light: Reflections on the Meaning of Notre Dame

I suppose it’s a bit preposterous for me to feel a deep personal connection with Notre-Dame. I’ve been there maybe a dozen times during brief Paris sojourns over the past decade. Hardly exceptional compared with the experience of the legions of faithful who worshipped there regularly, or of the millions of Parisians and French who learned the moods of Notre Dame as they passed by on vacations or just going about their daily business over the years.
April 23, 2019

The Catholic University of America’s Second Novak Symposium

An unusual mix of scholars, friends, and students met on campus at Catholic University March 19 for the second Novak Symposium, a project of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, directed by IHE Fellow Andreas Widmer.

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The Catholic University of America


620 Michigan Avenue NE
339 Caldwell Hall
Washington, DC 20064


202-319-5892
ihe@cua.edu

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