Category Archives: Catholic Social Teaching

St. Josephine Bakhita, Patron Saint of Victims of Human Trafficking

The Catholic Church marks February 8th as the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita. Patron Saint of Sudan and those enslaved, St. Josephine is invoked for victims of human trafficking.  Born in southern Sudan around 1869, she was kidnapped and … Continue reading

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Reflecting on an Education of the Heart: Cassy Pressimone Beckowski

When asked to describe what the phrase “Education of the Heart” means to her, Cassy Pressimone Beckowski, Coordinator of the Writing Center and the Peer Tutoring Program, said: “ Recognizing that truly everyone has gifts and something to offer, we … Continue reading

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Reflecting on an Education of the Heart: Diane Devanney

When asked to describe what the phrase “Education of the Heart” means to her, Diane Devanney, Adjunct Math Faculty, said: “I enjoy my work at Cabrini because I get to share my talents with students in a warm environment. To … Continue reading

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Address of Cardinal Parolin on Social Doctrine

The conference was cosponsored by CAPP-USA and Fordham University Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development (IPED). It was called Poverty and Developemt: a Catholic Perspective, and held Sept. 26 – 27. * * * Father McShane, President of … Continue reading

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Reflecting on an Education of the Heart: Theathers (Dawn) Oliver

When asked to describe what the phrase “Education of the Heart” means to her, Theathers (Dawn) Oliver, Administrative Assistant for the Center for Teaching & Learning, said: “ An Education of the Heart is an education of transformation. An Education … Continue reading

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Meeting the Challenge of Homelessness

This week on campus Kevin Ryan will be speaking about how his book, Almost Home, calls our attention to the issue of youth homelessness. A study by the Princeton psychologist Susan Fiske shares that when people were shown photographs of … Continue reading

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