Canon Law News
Catholic University Extends Prayers, Support for Victims of Las Vegas Shootings October 02, 2017
The Catholic University of America extends its prayers and support for the victims of yesterday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nev.
Questions Abound Regarding Future of the JPII Institute in Washington September 28, 2017
Chad Pecknold, associate professor, systematic theology, and Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, were quoted in a National Catholic Register story about the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family.
Leeway in liturgical language? September 22, 2017
Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, published commentary in Our Sunday Visitor explaining the recent change to canon 838 of the Code of Canon Law. He was quoted in a National Catholic Register story on Canon 838.
University Receives High U.S. News and World Report Rankings September 12, 2017
The Catholic University of America has risen in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 listings for Universities and graduate programs nationwide.
Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia September 12, 2017
Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on Belgian Brothers of Charity announcing they will continue offering euthanasia. His quote also appeared in a Spanish-language AP story.
Message From President Garvey About The People Affected By the Hurricane September 01, 2017
We extend our prayers and concern to all the people affected by the hurricane that hit Houston and New Orleans this week. It is an especially difficult time for students at our University who are from the affected areas.
Students Called as Witnesses for Christ during Mass of the Holy Spirit August 31, 2017
Students, faculty, and staff members at The Catholic University of America were called to be witnesses for Christ during this year’s Mass of the Holy Spirit, which took place in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Aug. 31.
Argentine pastoral letter: ‘Accompaniment’ in marriage must be faithful August 31, 2017
Kurt Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in a Crux story on an Argentine pastoral letter on Amoris Laetitia.
Catholic University to Open Academic Year with Mass of the Holy Spirit August 16, 2017
The Catholic University of America will celebrate the start of the academic year with its Mass of the Holy Spirit on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 12:10 p.m. in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Great Upper Church.
The Catholic University of America Adopts New Governance Structure June 08, 2017
On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, The Catholic University of America’s Board of Trustees adopted a new governance structure intended to permit greater lay participation in the affairs of the University while preserving its uniquely Catholic character.