Posts Tagged Catholic universities

Truth — Superiority and Receptivity

Truth -- Superiority and Receptivity

Pope John Paul II says that a university, any university, should be characterized by the “joy of searching for, discovering and communicating truth in every field of knowledge.”

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John Paul II on the Catholic Character of the College

Most Catholic Colleges and Universities invoke the term Catholic to describe their institution. That term can be filled in with any number of meanings such as social justice,

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Towards understanding Ex corde

On August 15 we shall commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Apostolic Constitution, Ex Corde Ecclesiae. A year prior, 1989, Pope John Paul II delivered an Address to

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Evangelization as fitting for the Catholic university

If we run over the components of evangelization outlined by Paul VI it is striking how fitting evangelization should be intrinsic to the Catholic university — and how

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Evangelization and universities

Evangelization and universities

As we finished reading Veritatis splendor we found that the renewal of morality is tied to evangelization. In Redemptor hominis, Pope John Paul II said that the discovery

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The Spirit of truth will unmask secularism

In a recent review of Charles Taylor’s book, A Secular Age, Mr Caldecott says that the book is frustrating because “it refuses, in the end, to simplify an

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Fr Schall, John Paul II and the Clarion Call

Fr Schall, John Paul II and the Clarion Call

Fr Schall, Georgetown May 7, 2010 In an essay on Catholic universities, Fr Schall sounds the clarion call for renewal in Catholic higher education: “The Holy Father and

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