Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (USA) - UPDATE - Response to Refugee Crisis, Interfaith Cooperation, Charisms & More
Prompted by the effects of the conflict in Syria, Catholic colleges and universities are demonstrating a deep commitment to welcoming the stranger by training former refugees for careers, educating students about the crisis, and inspiring graduates to advocate for compassion toward refugees.
Presidents, mission officers, and administrators gathered in January to celebrate interfaith initiatives and find new ways to foster interfaith cooperation on their campuses.
What are charisms? How should they be supported on campus? And do charisms really trump "Catholic"? Sr. Susan Sanders, RSM, shares her wise and witty outlook in this article, adapted from the closing plenary at the 2016 ACCU Annual Meeting.
Review highlights from the recent ACCU Annual Meeting, which celebrated the founding traditions of Catholic higher education.
In offering a list of "needed virtues" to cardinals, bishops, and priests, Pope Francis outlines qualities that Catholic higher education leaders can also embrace.
...Plus Campus Notes, Peace & Justice Initiatives, and Upcoming Events!
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