The Catholic University of America

 2007 News Archive

12/17/2007 STRS Doctoral Student Named Project Coordinator

Religious Education/Catechetics student Elzbieta Milewska has been named Project Coordinator for The Partnership for Adolescent Catechesis.

11/30/2007 - Thomas Guarino Lecture, "Spoils from Egypt: the Use of Philosophy in Theology"


11/28/2007 New Catholic-Orthodox Agreement: CUA Professor Involved in Dialogue

Rev. Dr. Paul McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism gave an interview to Vatican Radio regarding the important Ravenna Document.

11/01/2007 Teaching Catholic History

CUA Provides Primary American Catholic Documents Online

10/12/2007 Dearden Lecture

Dearden lecture given by Archbishop Donald Wuerl, on "The Role of Religion in a Pluralistic Society." Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 4:30 PM in the Caldwell Auditorium.

09/20/2007 Dean's Vespers Homily - Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin

09/14/2007 STRS Grad Student's Article in the New York Times

While writing his doctoral dissertation, Ph.D. candidate Eric Johnston found the time to pen an "op-ed" piece for THE NEW YORK TIMES about the upcoming presidential election. He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife and children. He has obviously "connected" with official Washington during his time at CUA.

08/27/2007 Dean Welcomes New Graduate Students

Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin's welcome speech to new graduate students at the Fall 2007 orientation.

08/7/2007 STRS Major David Pennington Is Honored

David's paper, which will appear in one of the issues of the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa in 2008, is entitled "From East to West-A Perfect Offering: Understanding the Agreement on the Eucharist between the Catholic Church and the Assyrian Church of the East. The Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa, the publication of the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. This is a refereed journal that publishes articles by faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.

08/4/2007 The Catholic Biblical Association 17th Annual Meeting

The seventieth international meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association was held at Santa Clara University, August 4th to 7th. The TRS faculty was well represented, and a number of CUA graduate students from Biblical Studies also attended. Frank Matera, John Paul Heil, and Timothy Friedrichsen were active in the program, and Joseph Jensen, O.S.B., gave the executive secretary's report.

08/03/2007 Dr. Minnich Named as a Member of the Pontifical Committee of Historical Sciences

It was announced on March 8, 2007 at the Vatican that Pope Benedict XVI has named Professor Nelson Minnich to the Pontifical Committee of Historical Sciences. "This is truly an extraordinary honor for Dr. Minnich. It also honors CUA in that he joins our recently retired Professor Robert Trisco as a member of this Committee," said Dean Kevin Irwin.

07/14/2007 Fr. Regis Armstrong Receives the Franciscan Institute Medal

On the Feast of St. Bonaventure, Fr. Regis Armstrong became the twentieth recipient of the Franciscan Institute Medal of Saint Bonaventure University, Olean, New York. Since the inception of the award, twenty men and women from throughout the world have been honored for their significant contributions to Franciscan scholarship. 2007 marked the thirtieth anniversary of his entrance into the Franciscan Institute, which stands as the preeminent center in North America of teaching, research and publication on the history, spirituality and intellectual life of the Franciscan movement.

07/11/2007 Doctrine on the Church

Congregation for The Doctrine of The Faith releases a new document entitled: Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of The Doctrine on The Church

06/28/2007 Catholics on Marriage

Professor Grabowski contributes to an Associate Press Article

06/07/2007 CUA Faculty and Alums Well Represented at CTSA 2007

The sixty-second annual convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America was help from June 7-10th in Los Angeles. As has traditionally been the case, CUA faculty and alums were very well represented among the major speakers and seminar presenters. This year CUA had the highest

02/22/07 Dean Irwin Responds to Issues Surrounding Sacrament of Confession in the Washington Post


02/15/2007 New! Theology Summer Online Course - Introduction to Liturgy


02/12/2007 Prestigious Theologians Join STRS Faculty