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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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  • November 21, 2014

    Art Chair on Donatello Exhibition

    Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor, art, was quoted in a Washington Post story on a Donatello exhibit.

  • November 21, 2014

    New Vatican Panel on Abuse

    Kurt Martens, associate professor of canon law, was interviewed for a National Catholic Register story on a new Vatican panel to deal with clergy-abuse cases.

  • November 21, 2014

    Five Myths about Pope Francis

    Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, wrote an article for The Washington Post's feature "Five Myths".

  • November 19, 2014

    What do Liturgical Colors Mean?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor of liturgical studies, was interviewed for a story in the Arlington Catholic Herald on liturgical colors.

  • November 19, 2014

    An Artful Mother

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, was quoted in a story on the upcoming Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope Attending World Meeting of Families

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a story on the Pope's upcoming visit to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope to Visit U.S.

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a WJLA-ABC7 story on the Pope's upcoming trip to the U.S.

  • November 17, 2014

    On Marriage and Temple Desecration

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, published an article on marriage in First Things.

  • November 17, 2014

    Brain on Architecture

    Julio Bermudez, associate profesor of architecture, was quoted in an Atlantic article on the measurable affects of architecture on the brain.

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Ken Pennington

Ken Pennington, Ph.D.

Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History

History of Papacy, Church History, Legal History, Church and State, Poltical Theory and Constitutional Thought 

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Francis of Assisi: Early Documents

Regis Armstrong

This three-volume set is a new and more complete publication that provides a manageable and accessible translation of the extant texts from the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries that present the life and writings of Francis of Assisi and situates the Franciscan texts within the Christian tradition and context of their day.

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