WASHINGTON – More than 70,000 people attended the NCAA men's basketball championship game at Houston's NRG Stadium April 4, but no one had a seat quite like Augustinian Father Rob Hagan.

Published in International

ROSEBURG, Ore. - The gunman behind the Oct. 1 massacre at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg reportedly asked students whether they were Christian.

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For high school seniors, the end of the school year is approaching. While this normally brings relief and excitement for the summer, high school graduates face the uncertainty of what is to come. Starting university or college is, after all, a leap into the unknown.

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OTTAWA - A Mexican group that includes the mother of one of 43 students who disappeared from a teacher-training college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, is asking Canada to take Mexico off its list of safe countries.

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It is often said that a religious sister never truly retires, and Sr. Mary Ann Maxwell is living proof.

The Canadian member of the Sisters of Charity of Immaculate Conception spent her first 37 years as a nun working as both a teacher and principalin the Catholic school system, from which she had just graduated. 

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NAIROBI, Kenya - The president of the Kenyan bishops' conference called on Easter worshippers to commit themselves to praying for peace and security in their homeland after militants attacked a college campus days earlier.

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WASHINGTON - Catholic college presidents gathered in Washington earlier this month not only got ideas about ways to improve faculty development and fundraising efforts, they were also challenged to keep helping students embrace their faith or come to understand what it means.

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LANGLEY, B.C. - The Catholic college affiliated with Trinity Western University has rebranded itself.

Redeemer Pacific College, which teaches TWU-accredited courses from a Catholic perspective, has changed its name to Catholic Pacific College.

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Prof. David Seljak has been standing up in front of classrooms and teaching young men and women how to think about their society for approximately a generation. There’s always been an ebb and flow of students, but lately the ebb has the upper hand.

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WASHINGTON - In his Jan. 20 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama hit on numerous themes that resonated with Catholic advocates for social justice issues.

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PORTLAND, Ore. - The winner of college football's 2014 Heisman Trophy attended Hawaii's only all-boys Catholic high school, the successor to the school St. Damien of Molokai briefly attended in preparation for his ordination in Honolulu.

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College students in Toronto are turning to local universities for what’s lacking on their own school campuses — Catholic chaplaincies. 

Published in Youth Speak News

WASHINGTON - The college experience — and the Catholic college experience, especially — can influence a young man’s decision toward considering a priestly vocation, according to a study issued in early July by Boston College.

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