The Catholic University of America

Current News

Generations of Faith Event Promotes Dialogue Across Religions, Age Groups

WASHINGTON, 21 November 2012 (CNS) - Leaders and young people from Catholic, Muslim, Sikh and Hindu traditions gathered for a day-long conference at St. Paul's College, November 10, to exchange experiences and ideas on the need for dialogue among religions in U.S. society. Generations of Faith 2012 was the second such event sponsored by the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Read more...

CUA Marks Tenth Anniversary of On-Campus Holocaust Memorial

WASHINGTON, 13 October 2012 - On October 13, 2002, the Catholic University of America erected a Holocaust, also called the Shoah, memorial on its grounds, outside of Caldwell Hall.  Following the installation, which was accompanied with a conference to recognize the significance of the event, the University, and particularly the School of Theology and Religious Studies, were confronted by the community with the question, “Why did a Catholic University put up a memorial to the Holocaust?” Read more...

Bishop Madden Sends Prayers, Support To U.S. Sikh Community, Decries Violence Fueled By Religious Intolerance

WASHINGTON, 6 August 2012 (CNS)—The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs expressed the bishops' prayerful solidarity with the Sikh community in the United States following the August 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.  Read more...