US bishops to close their seminary in Louvain
Catholic World News - November 23, 2010
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced its decision to close the American College of Louvain, a seminary founded in 1857 to prepare Europeans for missionary work in the United States and to offer American seminarians “the philosophical and theological riches available at Europe’s oldest Catholic university” in Louvain (Leuven), Belgium. The bishops’ conference cited “the small number of seminarians and available priest faculty” as reasons for its decision.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our April expenses ($19,134 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!