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Welcome to the School of Theology
and Religious Studies


  • Msgr McPartlan Publishes Article on WCC Document

    Msgr Paul McPartlan has published an article entitled, "The Church - Towards a Common Vision: A Roman Catholic Response," Ecclesiology12(2016), pp.298-315, commenting on the 2013 convergence document on ecclesiology produced by the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

  • Dr. Grabowski gave a convocation to the priests of the diocese of Richmond

    On October 17-19 Dr. Grabowski gave a convocation to the priests of the diocese of Richmond in Staunton, VA. The days focused on developments in recent Catholic teaching theology regarding marriage, family, sexuality, and carding for persons at the end of life. Specific topics of the presentations which he gave during these days included: Emerging Challenges to Marriage and the Family, Family in the Ministry of Pope Francis: Reflections from the Synod Amoris laetitia, New Trends in Catholic Sexual Teaching: Human Fertility as a Case Study, Catholic Teaching on Same-Sex Attraction and Relationships, and Moral Issues at the End of Life.

  • CUA Professors in Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue

    From 20-22 October 2016, Msgr Paul McPartlan, Fr John Galvin, and Fr Joseph Komonchak (emeritus professor) participated in a meeting of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation in Baltimore. Msgr McPartlan gave a presentation on the Chieti Document, recently approved by the international Catholic-Orthodox dialogue. Click above for more details.

  • Dr. Miller delivered latest paper

    Dr. Robert Miller delivered a paper entitled: "Baal, St. George, and Khidr: Dynamics of the Longue durée" in the Belief Narratives Network section of the at the Quadrennial Meeting of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research held in Miami, October 21, 2016.

  • Msgr McPartlan Delivers Paluch Lecture at Mundelein

    On 19 October 2016, Msgr Paul McPartlan gave the first of the three Chester and Margaret Paluch Lectures that he will deliver at the University of St Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary during the course of the 2016-17 academic year. The title was "Dei Verbum at the Heart of Vatican II".

Recent Events

  • Voiles Defense

    Gregory D. Voiles successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, entitled "The Shape of Spiritual Direction in the Mystical Theology of Jan van Ruusbroec" on September 19, 2016.

  • STRS Proudly Graduates 64 Students

    On Saturday, May 14th, the School of Theology and Religious Studies distributed degrees to 64 of its undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Wise Defense

    Mr. Joshua Wise presented his dissertation on Thursday, April 28th. His dissertation titled, "The Role of Hell in Various Universalistic Theologies with Special Reference to the Theology of George MacDonald".

 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!


Recent Publications