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Released:
13-Mar-2013 2:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 599761

Mother Teresa: Anything but a Saint…

Universite de Montreal

The myth of altruism and generosity surrounding Mother Teresa is dispelled in a paper by Serge Larivée and Genevieve Chenard of University of Montreal’s Department of Psychoeducation and Carole Sénéchal of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education.

Released:
1-Mar-2013 5:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 599701

Experts Available on Electing the New Pope

National Communication Association

Members of The National Communication Association who study spiritual communication can provide insight into the election of the new pope.

Released:
28-Feb-2013 8:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 599318

Virginia Tech Historian Carefully Watching Papal Election

Virginia Tech

As the world awaits white smoke from the Sistine Chapel roof -- the signal that a new pope has been elected -- Virginia Tech historian Frederic Baumgartner speculates about what will happen next.

Released:
18-Feb-2013 7:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 599226

Papal Profiling: Who Will Be the Next Pontiff?

Saint Joseph's University

Speculation regarding the profile of the next leader of the Catholic Church is mounting in the days since Pope Benedict XVI’s surprising resignation. William Madges, Ph.D., dean of Saint Joseph’s University’s College of Arts and Sciences and professor of theology, warns that speculation is just that until the conclave actually meets, but notes some obvious considerations.

Released:
14-Feb-2013 10:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 599102

Catholic Studies Scholar Available to Comment on Pope Benedict's Resignation

Washington University in St. Louis

While it is not unprecedented for a pope to resign from his position, it is unprecedented for a pope to resign for health reasons — as Pope Benedict XVI plans to do at the end of the month — says a leading historian of religion at Washington University in St. Louis. Daniel M. Bornstein, PhD, the Stella Koetter Darrow Professor in Catholic Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, says that Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation stands out as different from previous ones, but not simply because of his medical reasons. “Previous resignations either resulted from or led to grave crises in leadership. I do not see either of those as a concern in this case,” Bornstein says.

Released:
12-Feb-2013 8:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


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