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Question: I sometimes hear of Catholic colleges and universities honoring individuals who challenge the teachings of the Church. What makes a university “Catholic”? Can such a designation be taken away? Answer: The university system began during the Middle Ages when the Church and society were closely intertwined. As the Church

Final Update April 5: Villanova has won the NCAA men’s basketball championship with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina. The last time a Catholic university won the title was 1985 and the winner that year was also the Wildcats. The Catholic Bracketology didn’t predict an accurate final, but did guess the

Staff Report With the first two of the “First Four” games officially in the books March Madness (Martius Furor for Latin lovers) is officially under way. People all over the United States are still filling out brackets prior to the start of the second round games, which begin tomorrow. Some

By Joseph Austin Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The University of Dallas, an independent Catholic university, has a “flavor that you can’t get certainly at secular institutions,” president Thomas Keefe told Catholic News Service. “We are very clear in our specific mission distinctiveness” to promote the Catholic identity of