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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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  • April 29, 2016

    Is there still a Catholic vote?

    Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and Matthew Green, assistant professor, politics, were quoted in a story on the Catholic vote by Catholic News Service.

  • April 22, 2016

    A Final Round of Advice for Finals

    Andrew Jacob Cuff, teaching fellow, theology, was mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Ed story on final exams.

  • April 21, 2016

    Lay Missionaries Find Purpose, Spiritual Growth

    Amy Rowland, program coordinatior for community service, Campus Ministry, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story on missions.

  • April 16, 2016

    Big City Churches Becoming Condos

    Julio Bermudez, associate professor, architecture, was mentioned in a Desert News article that linked to a story he commented in in October 2015.

  • April 14, 2016

    Professor Comments on Sanders Going to Vatican

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, commented on Bernie Sanders's trip to the Vatican in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

  • April 14, 2016

    GOP and Black Voters

    John Kenneth White, professor, politics, was quoted in a Sinclair Broadcast group on the GOP and black voters.

  • April 13, 2016

    Mandate Would Make ‘Hypocrites’ of CUA

    John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on upcoming Supreme Court cases on the HHS contraceptive mandate. That op-ed was referenced in a National Review story. He was also interviewed by the Daily Signal on the case. Elise Italiano, University spokesperson, was quoted in stories on the rally outside the court the day of the hearings. President Garvey and Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, appeared on Fox News' Kelly File the night after the oral arguments. Rienzi also appeared on Fox News' America's News HQ panel. Robert Destro, professor, law, was quoted in an Our Sunday Visitor story about possible "creative" solutions to court case.

  • April 13, 2016

    The Speakership Suits Ryan, for now

    Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was interviewed for a Christian Science Monitor story about why Paul Ryan is not running for president.

  • April 12, 2016

    Faculty on Amoris Laetitia

    John Grabowski, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a Religion News Service article previewing the pope's apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. After its publication, he was quoted in Catholic News Service, Crux and National Catholic Reporter. Grabowski and Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, were quoted in a National Catholic Reporter reaction story. William Mattison, interim dean, theology, and Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, were quoted in a Boston Globe story. Mattison was also quoted in a National Catholic Reporter reaction story. Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, published an article in Our Sunday Visitor on the internal forum. He was also quoted in a Catholic News Agency article. Grabowski and Pecknold were quoted in a National Catholic Register story.

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Robert Destro

Robert A. Destro, J.D.

Professor of Law

International Human Rights, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Association, Bioethics, Marriage Law, Civil Rights 

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Transforming Postliberal Theology: George Lindbeck, Pragmatism and Scripture

Transforming Postliberal Theology: George Lindbeck, Pragmatism and Scripture

Chad Pecknold

Pecknold argues that postliberalism represents "a new pragmatism" that rediscovers its theological and semiotic roots in Scripture.

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