A Journalist's View

Steinfels, Peter
April 1999
Commonweal;04/09/99, Vol. 126 Issue 7, p14
Discusses the effort to alter Catholic character and mission in Catholic institutions of higher education in the United States. Questions that must be addressed; Publications that discuss the issue in 1999; What should be considered in implementing Ex corde ecclesiae, Pope John Paul II's 1990 apostolic constitution on Catholic higher education.


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