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Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- In the 2021 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament, one-quarter of the 16 remaining teams are Catholic schools – three of them Jesuit-affiliated. Gonzaga University, Villanova University, Creighton University, and Loyola University Chicago have all reached the round of 16

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Last year, the official NCAA Basketball tournament–”March Madness”–was canceled and replaced by a decidedly less fun March “madness” of shopping for toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and other pandemic supplies. But the real March Madness is back–finally. And

Xavier University in Cincinnati has announced the hire of a new president – and with that appointment brings a series of firsts for the 190-year-old institution. Colleen Hanycz, PhD, is the university’s first lay person and first woman president, a role Hanycz is eager to embrace. “This was an opportunity

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 03:29 am MT (CNA).- Benedictine College had a problem. After students returned to campus for the fall semester, 38 of them tested positive for COVID-19. And while none of the students who tested positive had serious symptoms or required hospitalization,

CNA Staff, Aug 26, 2020 / 08:22 pm MT (CNA).- Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, was among the speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Now a Catholic religious sister, Byrne previously served as a surgeon, retired army officer, and missionary. The full text of her speech, delivered August 26,

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 21, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday announced a two-week hiatus from in-person class instruction, amid a growing number of COVID-19 infections on campus. Some alumni, students, and faculty are calling on university president Father John Jenkins

Chatfield College in Cincinnati and St. Martin, Ohio has received a bequeathed gift for $1 million from Dr. Mary Lois Jung — a surgeon, former Catholic nun and dedicated philanthropist. Jung’s gift is the largest testamentary gift received in Chatfield’s history and will create its largest endowed scholarship – one of

Mount St. Joseph University, a Catholic university located in Cincinnati, announced Monday the selection of the school’s seventh president. The new president, H. James Williams, will take over for interim president Joel Thierstein, who led the school during the search and following the resignation of previous president Tony Aretz. Aretz served

Staff Report After 14 months of being closed for $12 million in renovations, the University of Dayton Chapel of the Immaculate Conception was rededicated Sunday by the Most Reverend Joseph R. Binzer, auxiliary bishop of Cincinnati. Sunday’s dedication was invitation only, but a daily Mass schedule open to the public has resumed.

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph When classes begin at Chatfield College’s Cincinnati Campus in Over-the-Rhine Aug. 24, the diverse student population will not only have classroom space to enjoy, but also a beautiful chapel “We have been a part of the Over-the-Rhine community for many years, and we