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New York Catholics angered over financial hit to students

Jun 25, 2014 - 04:44 pm .- Local Catholics are lamenting New York state legislators' move to deny a tax credit that would boost funding to create scholarships for students in need at private and religious schools.

Catholic high school's first graduates celebrate in Rome

Jun 12, 2014 - 02:02 am .- The first graduating class of the U.S.-based John Paul II Catholic High School celebrated by making a pilgrimage to Rome – a trip the students wanted and planned themselves.

Furor over Ohio school contracts dismissed as overblown

May 29, 2014 - 04:06 am .- The Archdiocese of Cincinnati says criticism of its updated school contracts for teachers amounts to hype from third parties, noting that teachers themselves have been largely pleased and receptive.

Priest lauds Catholic class offerings at largest state school

Mar 13, 2014 - 05:02 pm .- Arizona State University's partnership with a Catholic college providing theology courses to students won praise from scholar Father Robert Spitzer as “an experiment in the logic of complementarity.”

Student-led project gives breakfast to 1,500 at homeless shelters

Mar 2, 2014 - 04:00 pm .- Students at St. Peter’s School in Washington, D.C., led a recent project to assemble 1,500 bagged breakfasts for those seeking refuge from the cold in homeless shelters around the city.

Rural school embraces classical education, Catholic identity

Feb 4, 2014 - 04:19 am .- A Catholic grade school on Colorado's eastern plains is working to adopt a classical curriculum, in the hopes of revitalizing the school community and providing a well-rounded formation for its students.

Rep. Lipinski recognizes Catholic Schools Week with resolution

Feb 2, 2014 - 02:43 pm .- In honor of Catholic Schools Week, U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski (D- Ill.) introduced a House resolution commending Catholic schools for their work and contributions to society.

Fidelity urged amid Seattle school's 'gay marriage' controversy

Jan 15, 2014 - 11:46 am .- Controversy over a Seattle-area Catholic school’s treatment of employees who contract same-sex “marriages” is being described as a chance for the school to explain Church teaching and defend the faith.

Scottish official rejects sex ed guidelines for Catholic schools

Jan 15, 2014 - 04:10 am .- A Scottish Catholic education leader is “confident” the government’s proposal for sex education in Catholic schools regarding contraception and homosexual unions will not be implemented.

Vatican encourages renewed missionary zeal in Catholic schools

Dec 26, 2013 - 08:02 am .- A recently released Vatican document is calling for a fresh commitment to Catholic identity within what it calls an increasingly secularized educational system.

Neb. priest, students engage in Latin through conversation

Dec 20, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Father Joseph Faulkner, a priest of the Lincoln diocese, is teaching Latin to his high school students by actually speaking to them in Latin and “throwing them in a little bit above their heads.”

New Orleans schools adjust schedules to keep Sunday sacred

Sep 29, 2013 - 06:52 am .- A new policy for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans aims to reclaim Sunday as a day focused on faith and family rather than sports matches and social events.  

Despite remaining challenges, DC Catholic schools improved

Sep 17, 2013 - 05:45 pm .- A new report on Catholic education in the Washington archdiocese shows significant gains, particularly in funding, in recent years, though local Catholic schools still face challenges.

Thai bishops stress Catholic identity, top academics in schools

Aug 27, 2013 - 04:00 am .- The Catholic Bishops Conference of Thailand is calling for renewed effort to boost Catholic education in the country, striving to reach international standards while fostering faith education.

Opponents charge Calif. abuse bill targets Catholic schools

Jun 12, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Critics say a proposed Calif. bill lifting the statute of limitations on some child sex abuse lawsuits threatens the Catholic Church and its schools, failing to allow suits for similar abuse in public schools.

Despite lawsuit, Ohio archdiocese keeps teacher morality clause

Jun 6, 2013 - 06:02 am .- Although the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has been ordered to pay $171,000 to a school teacher fired for undergoing artificial insemination, a spokesman says it has no intention to end morality requirements.

Diocese affirms need for Catholic fidelity after teacher fired

Apr 26, 2013 - 05:20 pm .- Following controversy over the firing of a Catholic school gym teacher who was in a homosexual relationship, the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio has said that educators must respect Catholic teaching and morals.  

Mock conclave teaches Catholic students about faith

Mar 7, 2013 - 04:08 am .- The principal at a Virginia Catholic grade school said he hopes an elaborate mock conclave recently held by students and staff will help enrich the school’s efforts to teach the Catholic faith.

Kansas school stewardship model encourages vocations

Feb 1, 2013 - 04:01 am .- The stewardship model which funds Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wichita has blessed the local Church with numerous priestly and religious vocations, the diocesan superintendent of schools said.

Bishop praises Catholic schools for role in evangelizing

Jan 30, 2013 - 02:03 am .- In a statement commemorating Catholic Schools Week, Bishop Joseph P. McFadden of Harrisburg, Pa., lauded Catholic schools for helping evangelize the nation.

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