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Catholic University Experts

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


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  • May 21, 2015

    The Fight to End Childhood Poverty

    Cara Drinan, associate professor, law, wrote a blog for Huffington Post on Red Noses for Kids.

  • May 20, 2015

    Experts on Church and Environment

    The following experts from The Catholic University of America are available to comment on the Pope’s encyclical on the environment, which is expected in coming months.

  • May 20, 2015

    Vatican, Palestine, and Catholic-Jewish Ties

    Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a JTA story on the Vatican's move toward recognition of Palestinian statehood.

  • May 19, 2015

    Poverty and Climate Change

    Andreas Widmer, director, entrepreneurship programs, was interviewed by Vatican Radio on the link between poverty and climate change.

  • May 18, 2015

    D.C. Laws and Conscience Rights

    John Garvey, University President, and Robert Destro, professor, law, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story about new D.C. laws that compromise conscience rights.

  • May 15, 2015

    Teacher Charged for Throwing Books

    Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in an Associated Press story about a teacher who threw books in a classroom.

  • May 15, 2015

    New Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on a new trans-Pacific trade deal.

  • May 12, 2015

    Pew Survey on Religion

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on a PEW survey on religion..

  • May 11, 2015

    Castro and Catholicism

    Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, and Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, were interviewed by VICE News about religion and Raul Castro.


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William Rainford

William Rainford, LMSW, Ph.D.

Dean and Associate Professor

Catholic Social Teaching, Death Penalty, Homelessness, Poverty in America, Hunger and Food Insecurity, Unemployment/Underemployment, Low-income Housing 

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Authors
Christianity and Politics: A Brief Guide to the History

Christianity and Politics: A Brief Guide to the History
[2010]

Chad Pecknold

In this brief guide to the history of Christianity and politics, Pecknold shows how early Christianity reshaped the Western political imagination with its new theological claims about eschatological time, participation, and communion with God and neighbor.

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