Higher ed in the headlines.
BY John Lilly
April 23-29, 2006 Issue | Posted 4/24/06 at 11:00 AM
Ivy and Catholic
CATHOLIC ONLINE, April 6 — A “Catholic
renaissance” is under way at
Weigel applauded Father Tom Mullelly,
Known as the Aquinas Institute,
the Catholic chaplaincy has funded courses in the
“You won’t find any of these
things, alas, on too many putatively Catholic campuses,” Weigel
concludes. “But you’ll find them at
CHRISTENDOM COLLEGE, March 29 — Christendom’s Notre Dame Graduate School has been selected by the Diocese of Arlington, Va., to provide theological formation for candidates in the diocese’s newly revived permanent diaconate program.
The last permanent deacon class was ordained in 1989, after which the program was suspended due to the fact that the diocese judged that it had sufficient numbers of both priests and deacons at that time.
Since then, the northern
The deacon candidates will have their own classes in order to orient the four-year program to this particular vocation.
THE KANSAS CITY STAR, April 1 — The Kansas House of Representatives has approved a measure supported by the pro-life movement that would require teaching public high school students the details of various abortion procedures, including partial-birth abortions.
The bill requires that schools teaching students about pregnancy include information about fetal development, including through pictures or drawings of the baby developing at four week stages, and that unborn children can feel pain during an abortion.
“It’s important that they be aware of what the fetus looks like,” said a Democratic co-sponsor of the bill.
In his role as chancellor, Archbishop Franco is the direct representative of the Holy See regarding university matters and chief adviser to de LaSalle Christian Brother Daniel Casey, vice chancellor, a role that is equivalent to president of an American university.
Archbishop Franco succeeds Archbishop
Pietro Sambi, the new papal
nuncio to the
THE GWINNETT DAILY
POST — The suburban
Tapping into the growing Catholic
college market in the south, the Jesuit college based
Focusing on adult students who work by day, most classes meet in the evening.
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