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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. 
March 19, 2019

Heroines of Ordinary Times

Since March began, Women’s History Month has highlighted famous women and their places in our collective history. However, the private histories of our families hold countless ordinary women who lived extraordinary, but hidden, lives of faith, hope and love.
March 14, 2019

Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) Endorses MA in Human Rights Program

In my estimation the strategic project of the next century (100 years) is the movement of fathers taking unto themselves alone, the sexual formation of their sons, resulting in sons capable of being great husbands and fathers.
January 15, 2019

Human Rights and the Truth About Man:The Universal Declaration at 70

It remains a task for Catholic defenders of human rights to show that a fully adequate understanding of human rights is not possible without an understanding of the truth about man, which is also the truth about God.
October 29, 2018

U.N. declaration on human rights must extend to unborn, says speaker

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948 in the wake of the atrocities of World War II, is the foundation of religious liberty worldwide and also covers the rights of nonbelievers.
August 31, 2018

A New Master of Arts in Human Rights

The Institute for Human Ecology is pleased to announce the launch of a new Master of Arts in Human Rights, designed for graduate students from the United States as well as abroad, with diverse academic interests and backgrounds, who wish to study human rights from a distinctly Catholic perspective.
August 30, 2018

Summer Human Rights Lectures in Europe

As part of the new program in human rights at the IHE, Law Fellow William Saunders taught in Europe for several weeks this Summer, in both Romania and Slovakia.
August 29, 2018

Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of a Landmark

What was the most devastating event in human history?  While, sadly, there are plenty of candidates, I would propose World War II.  It was a truly worldwide war, extending far beyond Europe as it involved international empires as well as nation states.  Not only did it wreck the economy of Europe and much of Asia, but it took the lives of millions.

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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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