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The important legacy of the US' sole Catholic historically black university

Sep 22, 2019

By Mary Farrow

This week the country marked National HBCU Week to recognize the accomplishments of historically black colleges and universities throughout the... Read more

Scottish Church says Catholics schools don't cause violence

Sep 19, 2019

A spokesman for the Catholic Church in Scotland said Wednesday the suggestion that Catholic schools in the country are a... Read more

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Lawyers' group hesitant about Australia's religious discrimination bill

Sep 4, 2019

The president of the Law Council of Australia signalled dissatisfaction with the government's religious discrimination bill Wednesday. Among his concerns... Read more

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A Catholic school removed Harry Potter from the library. Should Catholics read the books?

Sep 3, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A Catholic elementary school in Nashville has banned the seven books of the Harry Potter series due to concerns the... Read more

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Australians debate merits of religious discrimination bill

Jul 10, 2019

The religious discrimination bill proposed by Australia's coalition government is being well received generally, though some conservative members of parliament... Read more

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Australian government proposes religious discrimination bill

Jul 6, 2019

Australia's coalition government has proposed the introduction of legislation that would make it unlawful to discriminate against people on the... Read more

How 'Hosanna-Tabor' is shaping employment at Catholic schools

Jun 30, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

In the wake of recent controversies over teacher hiring, and firing, at religious schools, CNA spoke with professor Rick Garnett... Read more

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After alumni organize advocacy, Georgetown Visitation will recognize alumnae same-sex legal unions

May 14, 2019

By Ed Condon

Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School in Washington, DC, is run by the Salesian Sisters of the Order of the Visitation of... Read more

Catholic schools should affirm the person, not gender ideology, scholars advise

Apr 11, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Amid questions at some Catholic schools about how to approach problems related to LGBT identity, philosophy professors told CNA that... Read more

Catholic schools in Ireland concerned by proposal to remove Church's patronage

Apr 2, 2019

Parents and Catholic schools near Dublin have expressed their opposition to a Department of Education plan to divest a school... Read more

Brother Peter Tabichi, a mathematics and physics teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Pwani Village, won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.

Franciscan friar from Kenya wins $1m Global Teacher Prize

Mar 25, 2019

Brother Peter Tabichi, OFM, who teaches science in Kenya, was recognized with the 2019 Global Teacher Prize.  Read more

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How this classical Catholic school welcomes children with Down syndrome

Mar 21, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Students with Down syndrome study Latin and logic alongside their classmates at Immaculata Classical Academy, a Catholic school in Louisville,... Read more

Kansas archdiocese responds after denying school admission to child of same sex-couple

Mar 8, 2019

A K-8 Catholic school in Kansas is defending its decision to deny admission to a kindergarten student who is the... Read more

New bill could mean more scholarships for Catholic schools nationwide

Mar 6, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

A proposed federal tax credit-based scholarship program could provide a boost for parents who want to send their children to... Read more

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University of Dallas names Ryan Anderson as first Catholic Social Thought fellow

Feb 8, 2019

The University of Dallas has announced the creation of the St. John Paul II Social Thought Teaching Fellowship, with Dr.... Read more

Michigan Catholic schools find formula to boost enrollment

Feb 1, 2019

By Perry West

As Catholic schools in many areas of the country struggle to keep attendance up, one Michigan diocese has enjoyed a... Read more

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Cristo Rey Network puts low-income students to work--and on to college

Dec 27, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

As urban Catholic schools nationwide are closing their doors, it may come as a surprise that the Catholic Cristo Rey... Read more

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Australian PM promises bill to protect against religious discrimination

Dec 13, 2018

Amid competing claims of religious freedom rights and LBGT rights, the Australian prime minister said Thursday the government will next... Read more

Nigerian bishops: Catholic schools should form and protect all children

Oct 27, 2018

Bishops and lawmakers in Nigeria gathered Oct. 15-18 to discuss the educational needs of children in the country in light... Read more

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‘Sanctity of life’ fundraising policy suspended by Ontario Catholic school board

May 2, 2018

A Catholic school board in Ontario has suspended a policy prohibiting students from raising money for groups that support activities... Read more