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Thompson quoted in The Hill article on banning communion for Biden

"There really is a tension between bishops and that tension has always existed in the USCCB (U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops), it’s always been there. It’s just a question of what is predominant," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science.
June 21, 2021

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Hagiography and the History of Latin Christendom, 500-1500

Samantha Kahn Herrick
December 31, 2020

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Van Slyke discusses coronavirus, Easter in WalletHub article

"I believe individuals are being prudent concerning risks they take and risks that others are subjected to because of their decision making," says Dean David Van Slyke. "Because many faith communities are now streaming online, individuals are acting appropriately to guard their health and the health of others."

April 10, 2020

Burdick discusses rise of Pentecostalism in Amazonia in the National Catholic Register

Pentecostals deeply value the changes their new faith facilitated in their personal life, says John Burdick, professor of anthropology. They are primarily focused on personal salvation and disinclined to embrace political movements advocating radical change.

October 28, 2019

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