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Catholic College Students Rise to Defend Belmont Abbey College

LifeSiteNews • 8/21/2009

Students from the University of Dallas, Franciscan University of Steubenville, De Sales University and Catholic University of America are fighting back. WASHINGTON, D.C. ( - Students at Catholic universities across the nation are banding together with students at Belmont Abbey ...

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Belmont Abbey Head: Washington Instructed Officials Pursue Discrimination Charges

By • LifeSiteNews • 8/18/2009

'It is absolute, unequivocal... impossible for us to go against the teachings of the Catholic Church in any way.' (Dr. William Thierfelder) BELMONT, North Carolina ( - In an exclusive interview with (LSN) , Belmont Abbey College president Dr. William Thierfelder ...

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Feds Accuse Catholic College of Sexual Discrimination

By • LifeSiteNews • 8/12/2009

EEOC stepped in after eight teachers filed a complaint over what they called a discriminatory health insurance policy. BELMONT, North Carolina ( - The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has accused Belmont Abbey College of discriminating against its female ...

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EEOC Violates Religious Liberty of Catholic College

Cardinal Newman Society • 8/12/2009

By Forcing Catholic College to Provide Insurance for Contraceptives the EEOC violates the US Constitution. MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled that a small Catholic college must include coverage for artificial contraceptives in ...

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Ave Maria University and Fr. Fessio: Honoring them Both

By • Catholic Online • 7/24/2009

We encourage our readers to pray for Father Fessio and for Ave Maria University as well as to continue to support both. AVE MARIA, Fl (Catholic Online) We have watched in admiration as the work of building a new Catholic University has unfolded in Southwest Florida. Ave Maria University has a ...

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Ave Maria University fires Fr. Fessio again

Catholic News Agency • 7/22/2009

The priest had previously been fired from his position as university provost in March 2007, and was rehired in a less prominent position after protests from students and other Catholics. NAPLES, FL (CNA) - Fr. Joseph Fessio, SJ, the founder of Ignatius Press and a former student of Pope Benedict, ...

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Pope Meets With 1,100 University Students

Zenit News Agency • 7/15/2009

Pope called University students to ' become the ferment and leaven of a society enlivened by evangelical love.' VATICAN CITY (Zenit) - Benedict XVI is urging students to be witnesses of faith in their universities, acknowledging that their Christian presence is becoming more demanding, but also ...

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Interview with President of Thomas More College on Encyclical

Catholic Online • 7/15/2009

'Caritas in Veritate' contains lessons for all Christians, not just those involved in the fields of business and politics. MERRIMACK, New Hampshire (Zenit) - Benedict XVI's social encyclical "Caritas in Veritate" contains lessons for all Christians, and not just those who are directly involved in ...

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Cardinal Newman Society: Catholic Colleges Lost

Zenit News Agency • 6/19/2009

Our leading Catholic universities have lost their way, and they need clear direction from the bishops. MANASSAS, Virginia (Zenit) - Many Catholic universities are lost and are in need of specific policies to help them go in the right direction, says the Cardinal Newman Society. The society said ...

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Sic Transit Gloria: Good Bye Notre Dame

By • Catholic Online • 6/5/2009

This latest scandal cannot be seen as an isolated incident, to be lamented and then forgotten when football season starts. SOUTH BEND (Catholic Online) - I love Notre Dame the Notre Dame that I knew. My father graduated from there in 1930, and he was proud to send his sons there. It was there ...

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