Terrence J. Murphy Institute

for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy is a collaboration between the Center for Catholic Studies and the School of Law at the University of St. Thomas. The Institute explores the various interactions between law and Catholic thought on topics ranging from workers' rights to criminal law to marriage and family. 

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United Nations Service-Learning Component of Spring 2015 International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.

March 15-20, 2015

Students will attend the second (and final) week of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women from March 15-20, 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of their International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.

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Magnificent Magnificat: J.S. Bach Interpreting the Canticle of Mary

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

An evening with Fr. Michael Joncas, internationally renown liturgical composer and now University of St. Thomas artist-in-residence will give a lecture on the Canticle of Mary.

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Women, Sex, and the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching

The Murphy Institute has published a Teaching Guide designed for Professors and Students of Law, Feminist Theory, and Sexual and Social Ethics.  For more information and to download the complimentary Teaching Guide, click here.

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