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Welcome to the School of Theology
and Religious Studies


  • Dr. Grabowski gave a keynote address

    Dr. Grabwoski gave a keynote address at the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers (NACFLM) conference held at Catholic University's campus on July 25, 2017. The title of the presentation was "The Family's Role in the New Evangelization: The Theology of the Body, St. John Paul II, and Pope Francis." The presentation discussed the 2015 Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis's teaching on the family in Amoris laetitia and elsewhere, the current pope's engagement of the Theology of the Body of St. John Paul II, and the family's role in the New Evangelization in recent magisterial teaching.

  • Msgr McPartlan Speaks on Chieti Document

    On 20 June 2017, Msgr Paul McPartlan gave a plenary address on "Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue and the Chieti Document" at the Orientale Lumen Conference XXI in Washington DC. The theme of the conference was "Chieti and Crete: Two Historical Events".

  • Dr. David Cloutier served as a panel expert

    Dr. David Cloutier served as an invited expert on a panel on "Laudato Si': Practical Strategies for Caring for God's Creation" at the USCCB national Convocation of Catholic Leaders in Orlando, FL, July 1-4. He discussed the practical importance of Pope Francis's concept of the technocratic praradigm and his spirituality of humility and simplicity.

  • Dr. Miller awarded Honor

    Dr. Robert Miller, who has been on sabbatical in England since April, has been named a Life Member of St. John’s College at Cambridge University.

  • Dr. Pim Valkenberg Wins Award

    Dr. Valkenberg won the Catholic Press Award for his book Nostra Aetate: Celebrating 50 Years of the Catholic Church's Dialogue with Jews and Muslims


Recent Events

  • Goines Defense

    Beverly Goines, a Doctoral student in the Religion and Culture area, successfully defended her dissertation Tuesday, April 25th. Dr. William Dinges directed the defense, which is titled, "The Ecumenical Vision of the Black Church in the Theologies of Thomas Hoyt, Frederick Ware and Kortright Davis".

  • Niyitegeka Defense

    Cyprien Niyitegeka, a Doctoral student in the Spirituality area, successfully defended his dissertation on Friday, April 21st. Rev. Raymond Studzinski directed the defense, which is titled, "The Metaphor of the Face in Therese of Liseux from the Philosophical Perspective of Emmanuel Levinas: Creating a Model for Contemporary Mission Spirituality".

  • Stravitsch Presentation

    Christopher Stravitsch, a doctor of Ministry student in the Spirituality area, successfully presented his Treatise on Friday, April 21st. Susan Timoney directed the presentation, which is titled, "Marriage and the Spiritual Life: Deepening Marital Love through Ignatian Prayerful Conversations".

 Humanae Vitae

A statement signed by hundreds of Catholic scholars affirming the Church's teaching on the gift of sexuality, and information on the future conference: “Healing the Wounds in Human Sexuality and Marriage by Embracing God’s Vision for Love and Marriage: A Fiftieth Year Anniversary Symposium on Humanae Vitae (1968-2018).”

Upcoming Events

Dean's Corner

A Message from STRS Dean Very Rev. Mark Morozowich S.E.O.D. 

Welcome to the website of CUA’s School of Theology and Religious Studies!  Whether you are a current student, a prospective applicant, or simply a visitor, I hope you will find here what you are looking for, and be excited to learn more about our great school and the opportunities it offers!


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