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Catholic University: Adios, Coed Dorms

School moves toward single-sex living spaces

(Newser) - Catholic University's president believes he has come up with a surefire way to curb binge drinking and promiscuity: Do away with the school's 11 coed dorms. “We just thought it was a more wholesome environment,” says John Garvey, whose plan will be phased in over several... More »

Catholic Professors Slam Fellow Catholic Boehner

His record is 'among the worst' on protecting the poor

(Newser) - John Boehner is getting some rough treatment from fellow Catholics today. Ahead of his commencement speech this weekend at Catholic University, a group of professors from there and other Catholic institutions have accused him of failing his church duties to help the needy, reports the Washington Post . In fact, they... More »

Etching Found in U Bathroom a Rembrandt

Catholic University exhibits its mystery picture

(Newser) - When the president of Catholic University saw the signature "Rembrandt" on a tiny framed portrait he had found tucked into his bathroom cabinet, he showed it off to visitors, but it didn't seem plausible enough to consult an appraiser. Years later, the university finally had the picture appraised, and... More »

Catholic Colleges Brace for Pope's Criticism

Free-thinking academics anticipate call to toe the line

(Newser) - Pope Benedict XVI’s April address to top Catholic educators is likely to be a call to observe church teachings more closely, reports the Washington Post. All but 20 of the 235 American Catholic colleges and universities are too freethinking to suit the Vatican, says one expert, and the situation... More »

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