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December 15, 2006 • Volume 29, No. 5

“Path To Love” Conference Puts
Fordham in Global Spotlight

A unique collaborative effort between Fordham and the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), “Education: a Path to Love,” put the University on the world stage on Nov. 9. The international symposium, which received the patronage of UNESCO, was held in Paris, France, and was blessed by Pope Benedict XVI. It drew praise from the L’Avvenire, the official newspaper of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, which called Fordham “one of the flowers of American Catholic education.”

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Nostra Aetate: Challenges of Passing on Religious Traditions in Secular Society

For more than a decade, researchers have been documenting the drift away from organized religion, especially among young Americans. The numbers are stark: a 1990 National Jewish Population Study that found that nearly half of all Jews were marrying outside the faith; a 2004 survey by the National Opinion Research Center in which 40 percent of respondents age 18 to 30 said they did not have very strong religious affiliations, and another 20 percent said they had none at all.

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Berrigan, Marsh Talk of “Two Churches” at Social Justice Lecture

The Ignatian Year 2006

Chinese Diplomat Calls North Korean Nuclear Test a Threat to World Stability

Pastoral Leader Sees Hope for 21st Century Church

Catholic Politicians and Clergy in Conversation

London Dramatic Academy Helps Fledgling Actors Hone Craft

Scholar Examines American Democracy Through the Prism of Modern-Day Slavery

Sapientia et Doctrina: Columbian Controversies

Everette Dennis: Don’t Judge a College Guide by Its Cover

Rose Hill Professor Examines O’Connor’s Unflinching Grace

New Protestant Chaplain Encourages Faith Through Diversity

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines

Accounting Firm Executives Emphasize Integrity, Expanding Job Market

Chief executives of two of the nation’s largest accounting firms traveled to Fordham University in October and November, telling students that the profession is in the midst of a “global war for talent” and highlighting the importance of integrity in a business that has been rocked by controversy in recent years.

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