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- Rev. Bryan Massingale, professor of theology, said of Pope Francis' introductory remarks, "It was a very powerful sign that he wants to be a pope who not only is leading people but listening to people and depending on their prayers." Interview appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 14, 2013.
- Marquette experts weigh in on papal resignation
William Thorn, associate professor of journalism; Steven Avella, professor of history; and Patrick Carey, professor of theology, all commented on Pope Benedict XVI's announcement that he is resigning from the papacy.
Story appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Feb. 12, 2013.
Multiple stories aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI -TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WUWM-FM (89.7), Wisconsin Radio Network, WTMJ-AM (620), Feb. 11, 2013.
Similar and related stories appeared on JournalStandard.com, RRStar.com, Feb. 11, 2013.
- Susan K. Wood, SCL, Ph.D., chair and professor of theology, has
been elected vice president of the board of the Catholic Theological Society of
America. Wood will assume her position in 2014. Story appeared on NCROnline.com, June 8, 2012.