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IPR in the News: 

2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007

IPR in the News

 

2012 

  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, gave the 2012 Romero Lecture. [Mar-23-2012]
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, appeared on Fox News to discuss religious liberty. [Mar-19-2012]
  • Dr. Mark Rozell, IPR Fellow, has an op-ed in Politico on the 2012 election. [Feb-21-2012]
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, has an article on CNN on the myth and reality of the Catholic vote.[Feb-20-2011]
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, has an article in The Hill on the HHS contraceptive mandate.[Feb-15-2012]
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, is quoted in the New York Times on the reaction to the recent HHS decision.[Feb-9-2012]
  • Dr. Mark Rozell, IPR Fellow, has an op-ed in Politico on a potential Santorum-Gingrich ticket.  [Feb-6-2012]
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, appeared on CNN to discuss the new HHS policy on contraceptives. [Feb-1-2012]

 

2011

  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., IPR Fellow, was quoted in The Tablet.  He commented on the high quality of candidates entering seminaries in the United States and their renewed interest in Catholic social teaching.  (12/10/11)
  • Dr. Mark Rozell, IPR Fellow, discussed the race for the GOP presidential nomination on NPR's All Things Considered. (12/8/11)
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, is quoted in Time on President Obama, American Catholics, and conscience issues.(11/18/11)
  • Dr. Mark Rozell, IPR Fellow, has co-written an op-ed in Politico on the debt supercommittee.(11/17/11)
  • Dr. John Convey, IPR Fellow, has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the O’Neil D’Amour Award from the National Catholic Educational Association.  He received this honor at the NCEA annual convention in New Orleans. The O'Neil D'Amour Award is given to an individual in recognition of an outstanding contribution of statewide, regional, national, or international significance in establishing and supporting collaborative leadership through boards of Catholic education. (4/27/11)
     
  • Dr. James Youniss, IPR Fellow, is profiled in A New Civic Mission of Schools, a report on civic education from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. In addition, Dr. Youniss recently gave a keynote address in Zurich to a conference on Civic Engagement and subsequently gave colloquia at the University of Wuerzburg and the University of Mannheim. (4/13/11)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, appeared on Currents, on NET, the television station for the Diocese of Brooklyn, to discuss the budget impasse and Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal. (4/7/2011)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, appeared on Across The Nation with Bob Dunning (Sirius Radio, Catholic Channel) to discuss Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposals and the threatened government shutdown. (4/7/11)
     
  • Fr. Paul Sullins, IPR Fellow, was quoted in the National Catholic Reporter on recent polling regarding same-sex unions. (4/5/11)
     
  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., IPR Fellow, discussed Koran burning on the Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio. (4/5/11)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in the Montreal Gazette on President Obama's bid for re-election. (4/5/11)
     
  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., IPR Fellow, was quoted in The Tablet on the effects of the growing population of Latinos in the Catholic Church in the United States. (4/2/11)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, appeared on the Bob Dunning Show (The Catholic Channel on Sirius) to discuss the possibility of a government shutdown over the budget. (2/24/11)
     
  • Dr. Stephen McKenna, IPR Fellow, was quoted in the Toronto Star in reference to civility and the State of the Union. (1/24/11)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, wrote a commentary on the societal and political implications of the Tucson shooting for the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost. (1/18/11)

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2010

  • Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love, IPR Fellow, wrote an article in America on children's books for the Christmas season. (12/13/10)
     
  • Dr. Bronislaw Misztal, chair of the CUA sociology department and member of the IPR Executive Committee, was quoted in a Miami Herald article on social movements and current protests in Cuba. (12/2/10) 
     
  • Dr. Maria Mazzenga, IPR Fellow, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article about the founding of several Catholic organizations in 1910. (11/24/10)
      
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency article about how the tea party movement does and does not align with Catholic social teaching. (11/23/10)
      
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about the working relationship between Pelosi and Boehner. (11/22/10)
     
  • Dr. John Convey, IPR Fellow, was quoted in a Times-Picayune (New Orleans) article about the decline in enrollment in Catholic schools in Louisiana. (11/21/10)
      
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, was quoted in an AOL News article about the realities new Republican representatives will face once they begin working in Congress. (11/20/10)
     
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Pelosi’s election as minority leader.  (11/17/10)
     
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, participated in a panel discussion titled “The Role of Minority Parties in Congress” at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., which was aired live by C-SPAN. (11/15/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, wrote an article for America magazine on how the midterm election results may not bode well for issues important to Catholics. (11/15/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a Catholic San Francisco article about how the results of the midterm elections may impact issues important to Catholics. (11/10/10)
     
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, was quoted in the Chicago Tribune about whether Pelosi should seek to become minority leader in the House. (11/5/10)
     
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, was quoted in an AOL News article about Nancy Pelosi’s legacy as Speaker of the House of Representatives.(11/4/10)
     
  • Dr. Matthew Green, IPR Fellow, discusses the likelihood of reduced party conflict in the House with John Boehner as Speaker of the House, in an article in The Hill. (11/4/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, discussed the midterm elections on “Across the Nation with Bob Dunning” on Sirius Radio’s Catholic Channel. (11/4/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a Religion News Service article about faith-based outreach by Democrats. (11/3/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a Christianity Today article on the potential impact of the likely defeat of several pro-life Democrats in the 2010 elections. (10/28/10)
     
  • Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love, IPR Fellow, wrote a column in America about the need to include more women in official peace processes. (10/25/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in Our Sunday Visitor on the tension between Church teaching and tea party ideals. (10/17/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in the Vancouver Sun about the departure of Rahm Emanuel as White House Chief of Staff. (10/1/10)
     
  • Dr. Dennis Coyle, IPR Fellow and Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at the Catholic University of America, was featured in a Q & A in the National Catholic Reporter, offering his take on the impact of the Tea Party on Republican prospects in the upcoming midterm elections. (9/22/10)
     
  • Dr. Enrique S. Pumar, IPR Fellow and Associate Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America, has been named Consulting Editor to the Library of Congress Handbook on Latin America in the area of Sociology.  In this capacity, he will select publications to be included in the handbook and write an accompanying essay about intellectual developments in this field for every edition of the handbook.  (Sept. 2010) 
  • Dr. Carole W. Brown, IPR Fellow and Associate Professor, together with Diyu Chen, both with the Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, gave a poster presentation on Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: Maternal Sensitivity in Infancy and Attachment Behavior in Toddlers at the 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. (May 27-30, 2010)
  • Dr. Carole W. Brown, IPR Fellow and Associate Professor, Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, is the guest facilitator for the NECTAC Webinar Series on Early Identification and Part C Eligibility.  NECTAC is a national early childhood technical assistance center, supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), and run by the FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Feb.-June, 2010)
     
  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc's (S.S., IPR Fellow) review of Jerome P. Baggett's Sense of the Faithful (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009) was published in the March issue of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. (March 2010)
     
  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., IPR Fellow, was quoted in the Orlando Sentinel in an article on the Catholic Church's cautious embrace of social media networks. (3/11/10)
     
  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., IPR Fellow, was interviewed by KCBS Radio in San Francisco about a White House meeting with atheists. (2/26/10)
     
  • Fr. Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., IPR Fellow, delivered the The Kathleen and John F. Bricker Memorial Lecture at Tulane University, New Orleans on February 17, 2010.  The title of his talk was: The Spiritual Hungers of Young Adults: How Hungry are They? (2/17/10)
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was interviewed on XM Radio about President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address of Jan. 27.  
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was interviewed by the Hungarian Public Radio about the ethics of charitable responses to Haiti and similar events.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter article about how changes in politics affect the ways Catholic pro-lifers advocate on Capitol Hill.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a Jan.15, MSN Latino online article about the first year of President Barack Obama’s administration and how he may fare in the future. The article was picked up by several Spanish news outlets. He was interviewed about the same topic on Minnesota Public Radio on Jan. 19. about the first year of President Barack Obama’s administration and how he may fare in the future.
     
  • Dr. William V. D’Antonio, IPR Fellow and CUA Adjunct Professor, was quoted in a Newsweek article about Americans who attend religious services in private homes.
     
  • Dr. James Youniss, IPR Fellow and James and Wylma R. Curtin Professor of Psychology, was quoted in a Daily Princetonian (Princeton, N.J.) article about recent research suggesting that Teach for America alumni exhibit lower levels of charitable giving, voting and civic engagement than those who dropped out of the program or declined offers to participate.
     
  • School of Law Professor and IPR Fellow Robert A. Destro's  experimental use of advanced e-reader technologies in the classroom was covered in a Chronicle of Higher Education article.   

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2009 

  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was referenced in a Canwest News Service article about whether President Barack Obama lived up to the expectations of Americans and Canadians during his first year in office. (12/30/09)
     
  • Dr. John J. Convey, IPR Fellow and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education, and Dr. James Youniss, IPR Fellow and James and Wylma R. Curtin Professor of Psychology, were quoted in a Boston Globe story about the benefits of Catholic schools. (12/27/09)
     
  • Dr. John J. Convey, IPR Fellow and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education was referenced in a Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) article about the potential closing of Catholic schools in the Allentown area.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter article examining how pro-life Democrats in the House of Representatives have impacted the health care reform debate.
     
  • The possible outcomes of D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty signing the same-sex marriage bill, especially in what concerns the work of the institutions of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., were examined, with input from Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, in a Washington Post story.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was interviewed as part of a piece in the U.S. News & World Report, Abortion Debate Shows the Catholic Bishops' Growing Influence, on the role of USCCB in shaping of the current healthcare debate on Capitol Hill. 
     
  • Dr. Robert Destro, IPR Fellow and Professor in the School of Law at CUA was quoted in an article in The Buffalo News on the role of U.S. Catholic bishops in the health-care reform debate.
     
  • Dr. Robert Destro, IPR Fellow and Professor in the School of Law at CUA was quoted in a New York Times article about a digital book device for textbooks that he is using on a trial basis in his classroom.
     
  • The Catholic Standard ran a Catholic News Service piece on the "Faith in a Secular Age" research project developed under the leadership of Fr. George McLean, IPR Fellow and Director of CUA’s Center for the Study of Culture and Values. 
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was quoted in a Washington Post story about the role of Washington Archbishop Donald Wuerl in a dispute with the D.C. City Council over same-sex marriage.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, appeared on NPR's Tell Me More as part of a panel discussing the conflict between Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D - Rhode Island) and Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, the issue of abortion and the new health care legislation, as well as the problems that arose between Catholic Charities and the DC city council. The other panelists were the Rev. Harry Jackson, pastor of Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Md., and Frances Kissling, former president of Catholics for Choice.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was interviewed by NPR within a news piece, Catholic Bishops' Lobby A Force On The Hill, about the role of the United States' Conference of Catholic Bishops in the successful passing of a pro-life ammendment to the health care overhaul bill, in the House of Representatives.
     
  • Congratulations to William V. D’Antonio, Ph.D., who was awarded the Father Louis J. Luzbetak Award for Exemplary Church Service from the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). Bishop Gerald Kicanas made the presentation. This is the second time this year Bill has been recognized for his lifetime achievements in the sociology of religion. In April, the University of Notre Dame established the William D’Antonio Award in his honor at the Center for the Study of Religion and Society.
     
  • Dr. Steven Schneck, IPR Director, was a guest on the Diane Rehm Show,  as part of a panel discussion on federal funding for abortion and the health care reform bills currently under examination in the Congress. You can listen to the whole discussion here.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck's,IPR Director,participation at the international conference "The Pluralist Society," organized in Venice, Italy, under the patronage of the Cardinal Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice, was covered in an article by Sandro Magister in www.chiesa.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was mentioned and quoted in connection with the current health care debate,and more specifically about the issue of including abortion coverage in the new health care bill. Dan Gilgoff, of U.S. News & World Report's God & Country column, quotes Dr. Schneck in a blog article, and mentiones his contributions to the discussion in later, related piece.
     
  • Rev. Anthony J. Pogorelc, Ph.D., IPR Fellow was interviewed on Canadian Television on August 31, 2009 about the meaning of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy's letter to Pope Benedict XVI.
     
  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, IPR Director, was interviewed by BBC Radio Ulster, within a news piece dedicated to examining US Catholics, with the occasion of the meeting between President Barack Obama and His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.
     
  • Life Cycle Institute is proud to announce that Dr. William D’Antonio, LCI Fellow, is the next recipient of the 2009 Rev. Louis J Luzbetak Award for Exemplary Church Research, conferred by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. The award will be presented in October 2009.  (2/25/09)
     
  • Dr. Sandra Hanson, LCI Fellow was interviewed by Inside Higher Education regarding her new book, Swimming Against the Tide: African American Girls and Science Education (Temple University Press).  (2/2/09)

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2008 

  • Dr. Stephen Schneck, Director of the Life Cycle Institute and Associate Professor, Department of Politics, CUA, was quoted in a Canwest News Service article about the problems President George W. Bush faced in attempting to pass a financial bailout plan for Wall Street.
     
  • Dr. William D'Antonio, LCI Fellow had a University of Notre Dame award instituted his name. the award will be called "The William V. D'Antonio Award for Graduate Student Excellence in the Sociology of Religion at the University of Notre Dame" Its purpose will be to "honor the scholarly labors, achievements, and promise of the graduate student determined most to merit the award in each year." The award was named after D'Antonio to honor him and his many years of service with the University of Notre Dame.
     
  • Dr. John Zogby, Senior LCI Fellow and author of a new book, The Way We'll Be, was interviewed by PARADE Magazine on how to understand polls, how accurate they are, how the media misuses polls or takes them out of context, and on the business of predicting winners on election day.
     
  • The Life Cycle Institute is glad to announce that LCI Fellows Dr. William V. D'Antonio and Rev. Anthony J. Pogorelc's book, Voices of the Faithful: Loyal Catholics Striving for Change (Crossroad 2007) received the 2008 History Category Award from the Catholic Press Association.
     
  • Dr. Sandra Hanson, LCI Fellow, was quoted in an article by Mark Pattison, “Poverty's Intractability Seen Spreading to Higher-Income Groups,” published by the Catholic News Service.
     
  • The LCI Conference "Poverty, Families and Policy in the U.S.: Where Do We Go From Here?" was presented, together with quotes from LCI fellows, in an news article by Mark Pattison, Poverty's Intractability Seen Spreading to Higher-Income Groups, prepared for the Catholic News Service. (5/9/08)
     
  • Anthony J. Pogorelc, S.S., LCI Fellow, and spiritual director at the Theological College, served as a commentator on Channel Five, the local Fox station's coverage of the Papal Visit to the White House. His sociological analysis of the Papal visit, titled What the Pope's Visit Reveals about American Catholics, was published by Catholic Digest Online.  (4/16/08)
     
  • Dr. Dean Hoge, LCI Fellow, has been invited to the White House, for the arrival ceremony for His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to the White House.  (4/16/08)
     
  • Dr. William D'Antonio, LCI Fellow was quoted in a New York Times article on parish communities being shut down all across the nation.  (4/14/08)
     
  • Dr. Dean Hoge, LCI Fellow received the 2008 Pope John Paul II Seminary Leadership Award from the National Catholic Educational Association, Seminary Department.
     
  • Dr. William D'Antonio, LCI Fellow's new book was presented in an article that appeared in the Georgia Bulletin, together with an interview with the author.  (2/21/08)
     
  • LCI Fellows, Dr. William D'Antonio and Rev. Anthony Pogorelc’s book, Voices of the Faithful: Loyal Catholics Striving for Change was reviewed by In the Vineyard, the newsletter of the Voices of the Faithful organization.(2/14/08)

     
  • Dr. William D'Antonio, LCI Fellow’s book was presented by Sherry Fisher in an article, “Sociologist’s New Book Shows Catholics Changing with Times,” which appeared in the University of Connecticut's journal ADVANCE. (2/4/08)

2007 

  • Rev. Eugene Hemrick published an article titled "Facing Resentments and Careerism Truthfully in our Priesthood," on the website of the National Institute for the Renewal of the Priesthood.  (11/13/07)
     
  • Dr. Dean Hoge, LCI Fellow and Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the Catholic University of America, became the President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, an interdisciplinary society of researchers, as announced at the society's annual meeting at Tampa, Florida. Professor Hoge was elected President-Elect in 2006, and a year later he succeeded as President. The society has 1100 members throughout the world, mostly in the United States and western Europe. It promotes research into religious life, religious institutions, clergy, and the effects of religion on all aspects of life, including family, law, politics, and social change. Most of the members are sociologists, psychologists, economists, professors of political science, and researchers serving religious bodies. The 2007 annual meeting in Tampa included 62 sessions with 146 papers.  (11/3/07) 
     
  • Eugene Hemrick, LCI Fellow was quoted, together with a presentation of the results of the survey on mission priests he conducted on behalf of the Chicago-based Catholic Church Extension Society and the National Institute for the Renewal of the Priesthood at the Washington Theological Union, in a Catholic News Service article, which was later taken up by other news outlets.  (9/11/07)

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