Posts Tagged ‘Catholic University of America’

Students vote to carry guns at US Catholic university

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Student leaders at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, want students to be able to carry guns on campus. The representative Student Association General Assembly voted 16-11 in favour of a motion supporting students carrying legal firearms. The vote came in the wake of fierce debate following the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007, Read more

US seminaries receive grants to put science in curricula

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Ten United States seminaries across several denominations will receive a combined US$1.5 million in grants to include science in their studies. The grants were announced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Funding has come from the John Templeton Foundation, in an effort to bridge gaps between science and faith. Catholic institutions to Read more

Unusual study asks former Catholics why they left church

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

WASHINGTON — In an unusual study whose main results were released at a Catholic University of America conference in Washington Thursday, Villanova University in Philadelphia asked former Catholics in the Trenton, N.J., diocese why they left the church. While the results themselves were not surprising, the researchers said, the study suggests new ways the church can Read more