The Catholic University of America

Experts can Comment on Themes of Evangelii Gaudium

The Catholic University of America has experts available to comment on Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel).

For assistance in reaching experts, call the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600 or email cua-public-affairs@cua.edu.

  • Sacraments, the Papacy, Catholic-Orthodox RelationsVery Rev. Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, can comment on topics related to the Catholic Church and Pope Francis in general, his call to prayer and to be joyful, liturgy and sacraments, and Catholic-Orthodox relations. To arrange an interview with Father Morozowich, contact the Office of Public Affairs (information above).
     
  • Catholic Moral Teaching and BioethicsJohn Grabowski, associate professor of theology, can comment on topics related to sexuality and life issues, marriage, and sexual equality. To arrange an interview with Grabowski, contact the Office of Public Affairs (see above).

  • Ethics and Catholic Social ThoughtV. Bradley Lewis, associate professor of philosophy, can discuss Catholic social thought, the common good, and natural law theory. Contact Lewis at 202-319-6654 or lewisb@cua.edu.

  • Papacy and Politics — Chad C. Pecknold, assistant professor of religion, is available to comment on the intersection of religion and politics, and religious liberty and conscience. To arrange an interview with Pecknold, contact the Office of Public Affairs (see above).

  • Ordination, Liturgy, and the Sociology of ReligionRev. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., is director of Pastoral Formation at Theological College, the seminary of The Catholic University of America, and fellow at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, focusing on the sociology of religion. His research focuses on the engagement of young adults in the Church, social movements, and professional ministers. Contact Father Pogorelc at pogorelc@cua.edu.

  • Politics and ReligionStephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, is an expert on the intersection of faith and politics and the Catholic vote. Contact Schneck at 202-319-5999 or Schneck@cua.edu.

For assistance in reaching these or other University experts, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy Hines in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600 or cua-public-affairs@cua.edu.

 

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