- Dec 5, 2019
Restorative justice should be advocated as a key element in criminal justice reform, according to participants at an April 25 conference in Washington sponsored by the Catholic Mobilizing Network, which champions restorative justice as well as an end to the death penalty.
The apostolic nuncio to the United States challenged an audience of seminarians, faculty and staff at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary to see future priests not as functionaries of the sacred or managers of a business, but as compassionate pastors and missionaries who joyfully announce the Gospel.
The president of a Catholic university who invoked an image of drowning bunnies when talking about struggling students is out of a job. The board of trustees at Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland released a statement late Monday announcing that Simon Newman has resigned from his job effective immediately.
The controversy at Mount St. Mary’s, a Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, made headlines for weeks: A brutally blunt new president, his plan to boost retention numbers by getting rid of poor-performing students early, the firing of professors who disagreed with him, and a faculty vote of no-confidence in his
Despite a vote of no confidence and demands that he step down by 9 a.m. Monday, Mount St. Mary’s University President Simon Newman is back at work – with the university saying students support the controversial leader. A university spokesman confirmed to the Frederick News Post that Newman had not
The ongoing battle between the president of the nation’s second oldest Catholic university and its faculty took an unexpected twist late Friday, when the president of Mount St. Mary’s University announced that he had offered two fired professors their jobs back. But it might have been too little, too late, as