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April 23, 2024

Synderesis, Conscientia, and Human Rights

On Wednesday, April 10, students gathered to engage with the work of Fr. Kevin Flannery, SJ, professor of the history of ancient philosophy at the Pontifical […]
April 10, 2024

Population Trends and Human Rights

The M.A. students met with Nick Eberstadt, an expert in demographics, economic development, and international security, who holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at […]
March 15, 2024

A discussion with Americans United for Life

By MA Student Sarah Thomas The M.A. students met with Tom Shakely, an alumnus of the MA in Human Rights who is now Chief Engagement Officer […]
March 15, 2024

Class with The Barefoot Lawyer, Chen Guangcheng

By MA Student Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese legal activist known as the “Barefoot Lawyer,” addressing MAHR students on Wednesday, 28 February 2024, […]
February 20, 2024

The Fourth Annual International Religious Freedom Summit

By MA Student Afghani Barakzai On January 29, 2024, one day prior to the start of the Summit on International Religious Freedom, the MA students attended […]
February 6, 2024

Saint Bakhita’s Lasting Legacy

By MA Student Ngoltoingar Sunshine Chantal Bayor In this essay, we will explore two lives, Saint Bakhita’s and mine, to understand and share the unique connection […]
February 5, 2024

A Conversation with Kent Hill

By M.A Student, Sarah Thomas The Catholic University of America’s master’s students in human rights met with Dr. Kent Hill. Dr. Hill is a Catholic scholar […]
January 24, 2024

An Innovative Approach to the Right to Life

By M.A Student, Jair Peltier Last week I crossed a line off of my bucket list; to attend the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Growing […]
January 24, 2024

The Meaning of Active Participation in the Pro-life Movement

By M.A Student, Harry Scherer The reality of preborn life is not questioned by science. The most sophisticated arguments in favor of abortion don’t even try […]
January 24, 2024

Marching for Life After Dobbs

By M.A Student, Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku, OCD The interaction between Jeanne Mancini, President of March for Life, and the MA Human Rights Students, led by Prof. […]

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