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Wall Street Journal: Religious Dorms Sprout Up

TROY, Ala.—Justice Gray, an incoming college freshman who attends church regularly and abstains from alcohol, wasn’t keen on living in a dorm full of partyers. So she opted for a new housing option that just made its debut at Troy University, a public college here: a faith-based residence hall.

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HuffPo: Catholic Dorms Debut

Two secular universities will offer dorms specifically for Catholic students in 2013’s fall semester.

Florida Institute of Technology, a private research institution, broke ground on the Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Student Residence last month. The Catholic News Service reports a similar groundbreaking ceremony at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville for St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center, which includes a dormitory and chapel, in October.

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