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February 8, 2020

Marching for Life with the Democrats for Life of America

M.A. student Steven Howard shares his unique perspective about marching for life with fellow Democrats. He sheds light on why he chooses to be part of a party that (mostly) champions abortion rights.
February 5, 2020

Newspaper Covers M.A. in Human Rights Program

Aleteia, a national Catholic news outlet, recently published an article introducing the M.A. in Human Rights, saying, “Pontifical university creates the first program of its kind.” The article discusses the unique Catholic lens brought to the program as well as its interdisciplinary approach.
February 5, 2020

Thinking and Acting Institutionally in 2020

In an important update to Aristotelian political thought, Yuval Levin’s new book shows that the health of a modern society depends on the health of its social institutions, and that our social institutions today are not healthy.
February 5, 2020

IHE Executive Director Joseph Capizzi on Just War Theory

In a recent edition of Catholic Military Life, the official podcast of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, IHE Executive Director Joseph Capizzi, PhD, discusses Saint Augustine's just war theory and its application to current-day conflicts. 
February 5, 2020

Justice for All – the March for Life

M.A. student Michael Moss discusses the many groups that gather together for a common cause at the March for life. He reflects on Congressman Chris Smith's contributions to the pro-life cause, as well as the many other people he encounters.
February 3, 2020

“Do You Hear the People Sing” – One Student’s Reflection on the March for Life

A student in the M.A. in Human Rights had an on-the-ground look at this year's March for Life. She offers her thoughts on the group gathered, the dynamics of having President Trump speak, and the right to protest.
January 10, 2020

Students Meet with Republican Staff Director and Member of the Human Rights Commission

Students of the M.A. in Human Rights program had the unique opportunity to meet with Piero Tozzi, Republican Staff Director, and Tom Lantos of the Human Rights Commission. Together, they discussed how it is possible to be a voice for the voiceless while working on the Capitol.
January 9, 2020

527,040 Minutes of Ordinary Times

In her biweekly column, Professor Silecchia reflects upon all of the (extra)ordinary moments yet to come in this new year. Each small gesture, though only an instant, can have an unforeseen impact on those around us.
December 19, 2019

Christ Comes to Ordinary Times

Professor Silecchia reflects on a painting that she had never noticed - until it caught the eye of a toddler in her family. From that moment, she began to appreciate the tremendous message in this particular depiction of the Madonna and Christ Child.
December 13, 2019

Fasting for Body and Soul

Professor Jay W. Richards, Ph.D. addresses Christians' relationship and history with fasting, both for religious and health reasons. He introduces his new book as a work that fills a void in fasting literature, covering fasting's benefits to body and soul.

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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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