Posts Tagged ‘University’

PNG Bishops deplore termination of 2016 academic year

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands wants the university academic year to continue and has appealed to the Prime Minister to intervene. On July 5 the University of Papua New Guinea Council (UPNG) made a decision to terminate the 2016 academic year. The decision comes after more than six weeks of Read more

Notre Dame launches radical pastoral plan for gay students

Friday, December 21st, 2012

The University of Notre Dame in the United States has launched a pastoral plan for gay students — “for the support, holistic development and formation of students who identify as GLBTQ [gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning], as well as their heterosexual friends and allies”. Though the announcement follows years of petitions for an official “gay-straight Read more

Pontifical University in Peru rejects Vatican deadline

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru says it refuses to comply with a Vatican deadline to reform its statutes until an unrelated legal dispute with the Archdiocese of Lima has been resolved. As “of today there is no agreement on a comprehensive solution to the problems that exist,” the university announced on its website April Read more