November 29, 2017

Dr. Italy Interview

Check out this 15 minute segment with Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio on the Sonrise Morning Show that promotes the responsibility to learn more about your faith, connected with the gospel of the talents.
October 25, 2017

CDU in the News: Gaudium de Veritate

Advancing the Kingdom: Gaudium de Veritate  by Dana Robinson | Friday, February 24th, 2012 If this Latin phrase brings to your mind a nostalgic predilection for a patrimony both ancient and vibrant but not commonly recognized in our society, you are most likely someone who would be refreshed by the website of the Catholic Distance University ( and its motto: Joy from the Truth! It’s hard to imagine a more stirring phrase. Read the whole article at the National Catholic Community Foundation
October 25, 2017

CDU in the News: Armor of God

Put on the Armor of God through Distance Education Mary Kate White | Fall 2013 Holy Scripture tells us to "put on the armor of God." The best way to do that is to learn more about our Catholic faith. For 25 years, Catholic Distance University has provided educational opportunities to service members, veterans, and members of military families. Read the whole article starting on page 45 of Salute!
October 25, 2017

CDU In the News: Learning and Faith

Learning and Faith  Robert Royal | MONDAY, 19 AUGUST 2013  All over the country, students and parents are already on the way to campuses this week. In a long-ago age that some of us still breathing are old enough to remember, Fall terms began in September and didn’t finish until after Christmas – the long vacation was time for writing papers and preparing for exams (at least in theory). But in the newer dispensation, we start before Labor Day so that everyone can be idle in December. Read the whole article at The Catholic Thing
October 25, 2017

CDU In the News: Recognition from Rome

Archbishop Fisichella commends CDU  3/27/13 | The Catholic Herald  Catholic Distance University (CDU) in Hamilton recently received a letter of acknowledgement and gratitude from the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization. In the letter, CDU was praised not only for its work in Catholic education and the new evangelization, but also for its ability to reach the faithful around the world because of its commitment to and experience in online education. Read the whole story at the Arlington Catholic Herald
October 25, 2017

CDU In the News: Students Worldwide

Catholic Distance University Brings Theology Studies to Students Worldwide Catholic Identity College Guide '12  BY JOSEPH PRONECHEN |  09/15/2012  What do a computer executive commuting to Belgium from Prague, a worker on a Mississippi River steamboat, a deacon in Washington state, a homemaker in Virginia, soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an average citizen in Australia have in common? They’re all graduates or current students at Catholic Distance University. Not one of them had to travel to the university’s headquarters in Hamilton, Va., 50 miles west of Washington — but they take or have taken the same classes taught by major professors, interact with each other, and grow dramatically in their knowledge of the faith. Read the whole article at National Catholic Register
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