Christendom College

April 25, 2007

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Christendom to Host Pre-Screening of Pro-Life Film Bella

Christendom College will host the prescreening of Bella, a pro-life film scheduled to be released this August at 8:00 pm on Saturday, April 28 in the St. Lawrence Commons. Bella won "Peoples Choice Award," the highly coveted top award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival, a competition with 200 other films. Executive Producer Leo Severino will be on hand to introduce the film as well as the star of the film, Eduardo Verastegui. In director Alejandro Monteverde's emotional tale…

George Weigel Gives Students Insights to the Future of the Church

On April 23 George Weigel, author of Witness to Hope, the acclaimed biography on John Paul II, delivered an address entitled, "Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church" to students at Christendom College. The talk took a look at the character of Benedict XVI, some of the challenges he faces, and some personal thoughts on the principle themes of his pontificate. "The rapid election of the closest intellectual associate of John Paul II, which Cardinal Ratzinger had…

Dr. Carroll Lectures on “The Man Who Saved Christendom”

On April 16 at Christendom College, Founding President Dr. Warren Carroll delivered a lecture entitled “Charles V: The Man Who Saved Christendom.” The lecture—final in a series of history lectures delivered this spring—focused primarily on the person of Charles and his crucial role in the Diet of Worms. “This period as a whole is the most dramatic in the history of Christendom; it’s not surprising that Shakespeare lived during it,” Carroll quipped. “It was under Charles that Cortés and Magellan…

George Weigel to Speak at Christendom College

George Weigel will deliver a talk entitled “Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church” at Christendom College on Monday, April 23 at 6:00 pm. Weigel, a Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is a Roman Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading commentators on issues of religion and public life. A native of Baltimore, he was educated at St. Mary’s Seminary College in his native city, and at the University of St. Michael’s College…

Christendom Student Honored by Phillips Foundation

The Phillips Foundation has awarded Junior Rand Brown first place in the Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship. Brown, a Political Science Major from Texas, is a Dean's List student, and founder of the Christendom College Republicans. He is active in state and national campaigns as well as right-to-life projects and the Knights of Columbus. "We are very proud of Rand," Political Science Professor Dr. William Luckey said. "He's an example of the academic strength and social awareness that we try…

Islam Specialist Fr. Mark Gruber Calls for Honest Dialogue

Benedictine priest and Professor of Anthropology at St. Vincent’s College Reverend Mark Gruber, O.S.B., delivered a talk entitled Islam Among the Nations at Christendom College on Monday, April 2, before a crowded auditorium. “Honest, self-respecting dialogue is what we need in communicating with the Muslim nations,” Gruber said. “When the religion of Islam proposes a way of life, it does not mean the same thing that Christianity or Judaism mean. Islam proposes a nation—a state—a constitution—when it proposes a way…

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