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Excerpt of An Immigrant Bishop

Excerpt of An Immigrant Bishop

Because of their own political and religious environment, England and his colleagues saw the shifting conditions in the world as advantageous to the Catholic Church; the Irish church, at least, had gained greater freedom because of the eighteenth-century revolutions. He and his colleagues were accustomed to speaking of change, reform, adaptation, republicanism, and democracy as beneficial to the Catholic Church.

Q&A with Alexander Pavuk

Q&A with Alexander Pavuk

The question in my mind that needed to be asked was not just whether they “succeeded” in their goals or not by getting their Catholic voices heard, and their positions engaged. It was moreso what “success” might have meant in the first place.

Excerpt of Contemporary Catholic Approaches to the People, Land, and State of Israel

Excerpt of Contemporary Catholic Approaches to the People, Land, and State of Israel

A Catholic engagement in relationship with the Jewish people is rooted in a context. For many in the Church today that context is forged in Europe in the mid-twentieth century. What do Christian-Jewish relations look like from the perspective of a Catholic theologian who is a Palestinian Arab? How does that perspective impact how Catholic theology might see the Land of Israel and the State of Israel?

CUAP Staff February Bookshelf

CUAP Staff February Bookshelf

Winter’s coming to an end here in DC, but that doesn’t mean we cut down on our reading time—we just take our books outside with us! Here are the titles we’re looking forward to reading in the upcoming weeks.

Excerpt of Respectably Catholic and Scientific

Excerpt of Respectably Catholic and Scientific

Father John Augustine Ryan never won any contests for charisma. Not long after assuming his post at the Catholic University of America in 1915, he solidified his reputation as an uninspiring and even monotonous lecturer, with one student later conferring upon him the questionable distinction of worst teacher he ever had.

Spring/Summer 2022 Catalog is Out NOW

Spring/Summer 2022 Catalog is Out NOW

The CUA Press is pleased to kick off our new book season with the release of our Spring/Summer 2022 Catalog! Here are just a few of the exciting upcoming titles you can look forward to reading

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