Pope Francis Allows Vatican Archives on the Holocaust to be Opened

By Alexander Santana Beginning March 2, 2020, the Vatican will allow researchers and historians to view documents held in its archives concerning Pope Pius XII and the Roman Catholic Church’s efforts to combat the Holocaust during World War II, years before scheduled. Over the decades Pope Pius XII has been accused of not doing enough Read More …

McLean Center and Council for Research in Values and Philosophy Promote Scholarship, Dialogue, and International Cooperation

By Alex Santana The McLean Center for the Study of Culture and Values (MCSCV) is hosting several colloquies during spring 2019 on the theme “Meaningfulness of Life.” Each colloquy consists of a different guest speaker and topics relating to the meaningfulness of life. The next colloquy will be on March 27th and the topic is Read More …

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Ed Markey’s Green New Deal

By Rachel Stevens U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced a Green New Deal that sets goals to cut carbon emissions and aims to create jobs to boost the economy. Catholic U students who care about the environment, or want to stay informed on legislation, are looking closely at this Read More …

How Government Agencies Are Keeping Spirits High After the Government Shutdown

By Thomas Curry December 22, 2018 marked the day President Donald Trump shut down the government due to lack of agreement between Democrats and Republicans on the issue of building a wall between the United States/Mexico border. After the shutdown reached the one month mark, Trump made an agreement with Democratic lawmakers to temporarily reopen Read More …

University Response to New Immigration Policies

By Christopher Motola On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order that prohibited immigration and visa entry from seven nations: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen, for a 90 day period. In addition, the order places a 120 day freeze on refugee acceptance into the United States, as well as an indefinite ban Read More …