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The Sexual Revolution Turns Ugly

How many intellectuals have come to the revolutionary party via the path of moral indignation, only to connive ultimately at terror and autocracy? ∼ Raymond Aron The Sexual Revolution is now out of control. Initially promising freedom, like all revolutions, it has entered something like its Reign of Terror phase and is devouring its own children. As with [...]

A Trap Set for Catholic Conservatives

Influential Catholics—many of them supporters of Barack Obama—are advancing a proposition that may have the result of sullying the reputations of Catholic conservatives and those Catholics arguing for a robust market economy. They couch their arguments in Catholic Social Teaching; the common good, political community, love for the poor, subsidiarity. They compare this over against [...]

The Coming Church-State Wars

  Appearing the other night on the Catholic network EWTN, I was asked by Raymond Arroyo what should be done about Muslim students at Catholic University demanding that the school provide them with prayer rooms, from which crucifixes and all other Catholic symbols that they found offensive had been removed. After a nanosecond I replied, [...]

Catholic University Trusts Its Students

When President John Garvey of the Catholic University of America (CUA) courageously announced this week that he would end the university's 30-year experiment with co-ed dorms, he offended modern sensibilities. ABC News interviewed college students who -- although not CUA students, and therefore not affected by the CUA policy -- seemed insulted by what appeared [...]

More than a few eyebrows were raised when the new president of The Catholic University of America was named: John H. Garvey, Dean of the Boston College School of Law.  Most people know Boston College, in recent years, has become the epicenter of Catholic dissent.  And although Garvey is was not a name familiar to [...]

Questions Raised About New President of CUA

More than a few eyebrows were raised when the new president of The Catholic University of America was named: John H. Garvey, Dean of the Boston College School of Law.  Most people know Boston College, in recent years, has become the epicenter of Catholic dissent.  And although Garvey is was not a name familiar to [...]

Treasure in the strangest places

This is wild. The Catholic University of America has unveiled a Rembrandt etching in a new exhibit that went up this week at the school -- but the real story is how they acquired it:  "I went into the restroom in Nugent Hall and opened a cabinet there," [CUA president Father O'Connell] notes. "I found [...]

The Students and the Pope

  Particularly in springtime, the campus of The Catholic University of America is arguably one of the prettiest in the country. But in anticipation of a visit from Pope Benedict XVI, the school -- which is America's only pontifical university, supported by the bishops and the pope -- did freshen itself up, installing a new [...]

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