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February 15, 2022

Newman on the Dangers of a Liberal Education

IHE Grad Fellow Joe Gazaille reflects on Newman's prudential approach to a liberal arts education.
February 2, 2022

The Basis for a Catholic Vision of Human Rights

"...It was a privilege hearing from Father Flannery. His analysis of synderesis helped bolster my understanding of rights as primarily objective and based in justice. It was also fascinating hearing about his experience working with Mother Teresa. On behalf of the Master’s in Human Rights cohort, we are grateful to Father Flannery for sharing his valuable philosophical insights, which provide the basis for a Catholic vision of human rights as based in justice and the fundamental dignity of the human person."       
January 25, 2022

Why Our Students March

A little over a month before the annual March for Life, the human rights cohort had the great privilege of meeting its president, Jeanne Mancini.
January 5, 2022

New Days of Ordinary Time

IHE Fellow and CUA Law Professor Lucia A. Silecchia reflects on the upcoming year in her biweekly column "On Ordinary Times."
December 28, 2021

Long Live Liberal Learning

By IHE Fellow Zena Hitz When I re-emerged in 2015 from three years in a monastery, everyone was writing about “the crisis in the humanities”.  Judging […]
December 13, 2021

Marching Forward in Defense of Life

A little over a month before the annual March for Life, the human rights cohort had the great privilege of meeting its president, Jeanne Mancini.
December 10, 2021

The Imago Dei at the Root of Human Rights

Gillian Richards reflects on the first semester of the Masters of Arts in Human Rights.
December 9, 2021

The Moral Presuppositions of Human Rights Discourse

Today everybody claims to be for human rights. People radically disagree, however, about what human rights there are. Can disagreements of this sort be adjudicated?
December 7, 2021

The Light of Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia A. Silecchia reflects on the light that the Saints leave behind them for the faithful.
December 7, 2021

Thoughts on meeting Dr. Robert George

By Brandon Showalter, graduate student of Catholic University’s M.A. in Human Rights. As final exams loom large and the fall semester draws to a close, the Human Rights Masters degree […]

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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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