Educating Muslims ...
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 28 —
The Los Angeles Times reported that students from Muslim countries are
currently studying at pontifical universities and other Catholic educational
institutions in the
“Officially, the Muslim students
Turkish student Mustafa Cenap Aydin, 28, said he has learned more about his own Muslim faith, as well as about Christianity, in his three years studying at the Gregorian. Until coming there, he was not aware of the many positive references to Christianity contained in the Koran.
Said Aydin, “I’m not the same Mustafa who came here.”
... and Some More
ASSOCIATED PRESS, Dec. 4 — Five American
universities have set up satellite campuses in the Persian Gulf state of
One of the five is
The others are
Xavier Can File Claim
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Nov. 29 — A federal ruled Nov. 28 that Xavier University and several other plaintiffs can seek compensation from insurance companies for water damage that occurred last year in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Insurance companies maintain that
their Katrina-related policies do not cover flooding in
But Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. of U.S. District Court in New Orleans said that the language in the insurance policies on flood coverage was ambiguous because it did not “clearly exclude man-made” flood disasters.
Lawyers for more than a dozen
Xavier was forced to cancel its fall 2006 semester after Katrina struck in September 2006, deluging the Catholic university’s campus with floodwater.
Pollster Joins CUA
THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Nov. 28 — The Life Cycle
Institute of The Catholic University of
Zogby, the president and CEO of Zogby International, will deliver lectures, sponsor events and assist the institute in pursuing major grants, said Stephen Schneck, institute director and chairman of CUA’s Department of Politics.
In addition, Schneck
said, Zogby “will deposit at