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Future doctor of the church? Scholars say Benedict XVI stands the test of time
January 04, 2023
John Cavadini, a theology professor at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, said that with the encyclicals, Pope Benedict is "taking up a very basic facet of our faith … and explaining it to people."
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Going to school with Mom: A look at Marian institutions
August 20, 2021
John Cavadini, a theology professor and director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life at Notre Dame University, said that Mary is ever-present on his school’s campus as well, from the statue on top of the trademark golden dome to the Marian transept windows in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
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Study leads to benchmarks for sexual misconduct policies at seminaries
November 25, 2020
The study was conducted in spring 2019 by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University in Washington.
Experts: Seminaries need clear sexual harassment guidelines to prevent clerical abuse
November 24, 2020
According to the working group, assembled by the University of Notre Dame theologian John Cavadini, seminary and formation house leaders should strive to implement five benchmarks when it comes to protecting faculty, staff and students.