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  • October 30, 2014

    Catholic Vote

    Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics and director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly about the Catholic Vote.

  • October 29, 2014

    The Law of Gradualism

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, published an essay in Our Sunday Visitor on gradualism and they Synod.

  • October 28, 2014

    LEED Lab

    Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor of architecture, was quoted in a story in University Business on the LEED EB:O+M certification by students of Crough Hall.

  • October 28, 2014

    Faith and Science

    Rev. Paul Sullins, associate professor of sociology and Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies fellow, was quoted in an Oct. 28 U.S. News & World Report article about comments Pope Francis made regarding faith and science.

  • October 28, 2014

    Pastoral Approach to Divorce, Marriage

    Maronite Chorbishop John Faris, assistant professor of canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about the 76th annual Canon Law Society of America convention.

  • October 27, 2014

    Religious Minorities in Middle East

    A faculty expert at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is available to comment on topics related to unrest in the Middle East, especially as they relate to religious minorities.

  • October 27, 2014

    Faith and the Vote

    Politics Professor John Kenneth White was quoted in an America story on the faith vote

  • October 27, 2014

    Responses to Synod 2014

    Christopher Ruddy, associate professor of theology, published an article in America Magazine on responses to the Synod.

  • October 27, 2014

    Halloween and Chemistry

    An Oct. 27 Chronicle of Higher Education article noted that students in the class of Diane Bunce, professor, chemistry, will dress up as elements from the periodic table.

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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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