- Apr 8, 2020
Jesuit Father Joseph A. O’Hare, Fordham University’s longest serving president under whose tenure enrollment climbed, student academic achievement advanced and the institution conducted its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, died March 29 at age 89.
Fordham University in New York announced March 9 that it was suspending public classes on all of its New York-area campuses and would continue these courses online March 11.
Presidents and school officials from Catholic colleges and universities around the country kicked off their four-day meeting in Washington by looking squarely at the challenges they face.
Fordham University awarded one of its top honors to long-time Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek.
To those who ask why the Catholic Church seems to be “obsessed” with the poor, the Vatican’s secretary of state said, “The answer is simple. Because this is who we are.”
Catholic and Jewish leaders marked the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Vatican’s diplomatic relations with Israel.