- Jun 14, 2021
Seattle University’s athletics and recreation center will no longer be named after the late Archbishop Thomas Connolly.
The changes in canon law Pope Francis made to ensure that marriage annulment cases were handled more quickly, more pastorally and with less expense mean that some changes should be made in the way Church law is taught, said the Congregation for Catholic Education.
Dr. Don Briel, who held a chair in liberal arts at the University of Mary and who had founded the first Catholic Studies program, at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, died Thursday night.
Pope Francis on Monday issued a new Magna Carta for pontifical universities, calling them to form leaders capable of unleashing a “cultural revolution.”