Christendom College

May 15, 2006

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Academic Freedom and the Catholic University

Dr. Timothy T. O'Donnell, STD, KGCHS President of Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia Academic freedom is a great good, which should be cherished and honored by every university community. This precious heritage of freedom originated in the Christian West and rose initially in the great universities of Europe, which themselves sprang from the cathedral schools of the early Middle Ages. Great universities such as Padua, Bolgna, Louvain, Paris, Prague and Oxford - all sprang, as the late Pope John Paul…

At Christendom College, Australian Prelate George Cardinal Pell Tells Class of 2006 About New Challenge of Islam

Australia's most prominent Church leader, George Cardinal Pell, joined Christendom College's graduating class of 2006 during Commencement Weekend, May 12-14. He was the main celebrant of the Baccalaureate Mass on May 12 and delivered the Commencement Address on May 13. During the ceremony, College President Timothy O'Donnell awarded His Eminence with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. George Cardinal Pell is the Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Australia. He was ordained a priest in 1966, and holds a licentiate in theology…

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