On many fronts, the courts are weighing in on the extent to which religious institutions of higher education can follow their faith-based missions. Recent rulings respecting “transgendered” students have granted some exemptions to religious colleges who have set limits on students who choose to live their life as a gender opposite from that in which they […]
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About Dr. Frank Moncher
Dr. Frank Moncher received his Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 1992, and spent several years on faculty of the Medical College of Georgia, with a focus on Adolescent Intensive Services. He has taught at a graduate school of psychology in Washington, D.C., which had a mission of integrating the science of psychology in the context of the Catholic Christian view of the human person. Concurrent with this, over the past 12 years he has consulted with 11 different religious orders and four dioceses to provide psychological evaluations of aspirants and candidates, as well as consulting with different diocesan marriage tribunals. Dr. Moncher is published in Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, Adolescence, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Edification, and the Journal of Psychology and Christianity, as well as contributing to several book chapters on children, families, and religious issues.
Since 2010, he has worked for the Diocese of Arlington and Catholic Charities as a psychologist and consultant. His current titles are Managing Director of Integration and Training, Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington and Psychologist and Psychological Assessor, Catholic Diocese of Arlington. He and his wife Elizabeth live in Alexandria, VA with their three children.
Entries by Dr. Frank Moncher
This article is part of a collaborative series between The Cardinal Newman Society and the Culture of Life Foundation on Catholic education policy from the perspective of theology, ethics and the moral law. With government’s growing efforts to create a new norm for human sexuality, it should not be surprising that those who engage in […]