Christendom College

February 28, 2002

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Biochemist Behe Makes a Monkey Out of Darwin at Christendom College

A professor of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, Dr. Michael J. Behe is one of a minority of scientist who has taken a second look at Darwinian evolution and has found that some of its conclusions are incompatible with true scientific empirical reality. Speaking to Christendom College's entire student body and numerous visitors, Behe presented "Science Stumbles on Design" on January 28, 2002. Author of Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution, Dr. Behe is not…

College Welcomes Back Joan Janaro to Board of Directors

For the past seven years, Joan M. Janaro has served as an Advisor to Christendom’s Board of Directors. Recently, Mrs. Janaro has been re-elected to Christendom’s Board of Directors. Mrs. Janaro first served on the Board of Directors from 1983-1994 when she undertook the enormous task of revising the corporation bylaws, as well as serving as parliamentary advisor at regular meetings. Mrs. Janaro is a professional registered parliamentarian and an educator. Formerly a teacher, her background also includes lobbying, research,…

McGraw Named New Development Officer

Thomas V. McGraw, formerly Christendom’s Publication Officer, has recently assumed the role of Development Officer. McGraw is a 1993 graduate of Christendom College. He received a Master of Arts Degree in History from George Mason University in VA in 1999. Among his responsibilities as the Development Officer, McGraw will have the opportunity to contact many of Christendom’s loyal friends and benefactors. Until now, this responsibility has been in the competent, yet very full, hands of both John Ciskanik, VP for…

Newly Appointed Siberian Bishop Visits Christendom

On February 25, 2002, the Most Reverend Jerzy Mazur, Bishop of the Diocese of St. Joseph, located in Irkustk, Siberia, celebrated Mass at Christendom College. Bishop Mazur has a unique position in the Catholic Church. As of February 11, 2002, he is the new ordinary of the largest diocese in the world. The Polish-born bishop has jurisdiction of a land area that is larger than the United States, with a population of 16 million people, of which 1 million have…

RIP — Lt. General Vernon A. Walters (ret.) — 1917 – 2002

Christendom College mourns the death of Vernon A. Walters, a retired Lt.General in the U.S. Army, a former Ambassador, and a Catholic gentleman. Fluent in seven languages, General Walters was a career soldier and diplomat who served his country with distinction for nearly 60 years, beginning in 1941. He was the only private ever to rise to the rank of Lieutenant General in the history of the U.S. Army. He personally served six different American presidents from Roosevelt through Reagan…

Christendom College Student Among Those Called to Active Duty

By Maria T. Gaetano Arlington Catholic HERALD Staff Writer John O'Brien was resting one afternoon in his dorm after a long day of classes when he got the call. He listened to the official voice on the other end of the phone, struggling to fully comprehend the words of the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) Sergeant. After a few moments, there was no mistaking the reason for the call: the military reserve unit to which O'Brien belonged had been…

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