September 2, 2022

A Fitting Introduction to Human Rights

Students meet with Peter Pin and discuss his human rights work in West Papua.
April 2, 2019

Experts Work to Untangle the Crisis in the Church

The destruction wrought by the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis is impossible to deny. But what actually caused it to begin with? To tackle this question, experts in the fields of theology, sociology, management, gender, and journalism gathered at The Catholic University of America on March 26 for “What’s Really Going On? The Root Causes of the Current Crisis.”
February 11, 2019

The Role of the Laity in Healing the Church

On February 6, 2019, The Catholic University of America hosted a day of talks, which constituted the second of a series of planned conferences on the Church’s current crisis.
June 26, 2018

Pope Francis: Human ecology begins with accepting the body

A healthy human ecology begins with a respectful and holistic view of the body as God created it, Pope Francis told participants of the 24th General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
May 9, 2018

March for Life and the President

William Saunders gives readers an up-to-date account of developments in Washington, DC – at the March for Life, in Congress, in the Trump administration, and at the Supreme Court – regarding law and policy that affect the defense and promotion of the right to life.
April 24, 2018

Virtue and Science

Evidence from many sources suggests that there are problems in the current practices of scientific research. There is a growing concern over the trustworthiness of the scientific literature because a number of studies have demonstrated the inability of independent investigators to replicate the results of published experiments.
March 28, 2018

Freedom, Truth, and Human Dignity: The Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religion Freedom

Pope Paul VI characterized the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom -- Dignitatis Humanae -- as one of the greatest documents of Vatican II. It is also perhaps the most intensely debated document of the Council.
February 28, 2018

Duty To Protect

Next month will mark ten years since Pope Benedict XVI addressed the United Nations General Assembly, where he spoke eloquently of a concept called “the duty to protect.”