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December 4, 2017

CREATING RESILIENT COMMUNITIES: THE NECESSITY OF THEOLOGY FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE

Margarita Mooney, IHE Fellow and Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, will present Creating Resilient Communities: The Necessity of Theology for Social Science on Monday, November 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Happel Room of Caldwell Hall.
December 4, 2017

PUTTING MACINTYRE’S THOMISM TO THE QUESTION: A PUBLIC LECTURE BY DR. TOM ANGIER

Dr. Angier teaches in the areas of Ancient Philosophy, Ethical and Political Theory, and Post-Kantian Philosophy.  He is currently Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
November 20, 2017

Natural Law and the Civitas Dei Program

Why should American intelligence be ethical?  The short answer is that it’s American.  And Americans, whatever their religious creed or background, have generally expected that our democratic government will be guided by ethical standards in all its activities and functions.
November 2, 2017

Rep. Francis Rooney Joins Professors for a Conversation on Subsidiarity

What is subsidiarity and why does it matter in the world today? That was the topic up for discussion during a recent symposium hosted by the Institute for Human Ecology at The Catholic University of America.
October 23, 2017

Where Are the All-Star Teams in Academia?

The 1992 Summer Olympics remains famous today for the United States “dream team” for men’s basketball – Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen, David Robinson, Karl Malone, Dave Stockton, and others.
October 2, 2017

Why Should American Intelligence Be Ethical?

Why should American intelligence be ethical?  The short answer is that it’s American.  And Americans, whatever their religious creed or background, have generally expected that our democratic government will be guided by ethical standards in all its activities and functions.
September 18, 2017

Christianity & National Security: Exploring Church Teaching on Government’s Divine Vocation

Providence: A Journal of Christianity & American Foreign Policy is hosting a conference on essential historic Christian teaching about God’s purpose for government, starting with its vocation for security and public order.
September 18, 2017

What Exactly is Human Ecology?

Like all animals, we are embodied creatures. We need food and water and shelter to survive. But unlike other animals, which act mostly on instinct, we are also spiritual and social beings endowed with free will.
August 13, 2017

A theologian’s take on how to avoid conflict with North Korea

Dialogue and prudent actions to uphold international resolutions are key to maintaining peace amid rising tensions between North Korea and the international community, Dr. Joseph Capizzi said.
July 19, 2017

Bishops Call for Nuclear Elimination but Forget Need for Modernization and Maintenance

On July 6, 2017, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions issued a joint declaration calling upon the international community to “map out a credible, verifiable, and enforceable strategy for the total elimination of nuclear weapons.”

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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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