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Catholic University experts are available to comment on a wide range of subjects, and offer analysis on current events.

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  • August 29, 2014

    'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

    Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor of law, published a blog in the Huffington Post

  • August 19, 2014

    New Media and the Middle East

    Jon Anderson, professor, anthropology, wrote an analysis for the Eurasia Review website about the impact of new media on the Middle East.

  • August 19, 2014

    Pope Francis's Comments on Iraq

    Joseph Capizzi, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Aug. 19 Vox article about comments Pope Francis made regarding military actions in Iraq.

  • August 19, 2014

    Role of Church in Holy Land

    V. Bradley Lewis, associate professor of philosophy, and Marshall Breger, professor of law, were interviewed by Catholic News Service on the Role of the Church in helping to end conflict in the Holy Land.

  • August 18, 2014

    GOP in the Senate

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter column on Aug. 18, 2014, on the chances of the GOP taking control of the Senate.

  • August 18, 2014

    Mayor de Blasio's PreKindergarten Proposal

    President John Garvey critiqued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to push for universal prekindergarten in a Catholic News Service column.

  • August 17, 2014

    Review of A Catechism for Business

    An Aug. 17 Zenit News Agency article reviewed the book A Catechism for Business: Tough Ethical Questions and Insights from Catholic Teaching, edited by Andrew V. Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics, and Joseph E. Capizzi, associate professor of theology and religious studies.

  • August 14, 2014

    Rep. Paul Ryan on Poverty

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Aug. 14 Catholic News Service article about Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) plan to reduce poverty in the United States.

  • August 11, 2014

    Hospital-Admitting Requirements for Abortion Facilities

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in an Aug. 11 National Catholic Register article about hospital-admitting requirements for abortion facilities.

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Thomas Green

Msgr. Thomas J. Green, S.T.L., J.C.D.

Stephan Kuttner Professor of Canon Law

Church Structures (at all levels), Church Penal Law, Ecumenism and Church Law 

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Why NATO Endures

Why NATO Endures

Wallace Thies

Theis examines military alliances and their role in international relations by discussing how NATO is very different from virtually all pre-1939 alliances, who were usually short lived and viewed their allies as temporary accomplices and future rivals. In contrast, NATO members were almost all democracies that encouraged each other to grow stronger and has endured for roughly 60 years.

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