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New campaign highlights Catholic services in Michigan

Mar 23, 2017

A new television ad campaign launched by the Michigan Catholic Conference is featuring commercials that spotlight the hand of the... Read more

Siena Hall at Aquinas College. Courtesy of Aquinas College.

Aquinas College to downsize, shift focus to education

Mar 14, 2017

Aquinas College in Nashville announced last week that it will be restructuring to focus primarily on education degrees, and will... Read more

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH, July 18-21, 2016.

Trump pushes education choices in visit to Florida Catholic school

Mar 3, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

President Donald Trump visited a Florida Catholic school on Friday, praising the Catholic education system and touting his support for... Read more

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR.

Architect of Steubenville's Catholic revival dies at 85

Jan 7, 2017

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away on the morning of... Read more

Classroom.

Can classical education save us from victimhood culture?

Dec 31, 2016

By Mary Farrow

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."  Read more

Students.

Catholic colleges to undocumented students: You're still welcome

Dec 6, 2016

More than 100 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities have reaffirmed their support for undocumented students in light of questions... Read more

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How a new classical academy is reaching out to millennial parents

Sep 18, 2016

Coming in 2017, families in Northern Colorado will have the option to send their children to a Catholic elementary school... Read more

College student in a classroom.

Denver-based Augustine Institute receives accreditation

Mar 2, 2016

The Augustine Institute, a Denver-based Catholic graduate school for the laity, has announced this week that the Commission on Accrediting... Read more

Bradley Hall at Mount St. Mary's University.

Amid firestorm of publicity, Mount St. Mary's president resigns

Mar 1, 2016

After fierce controversy during his short-lived term at Mount St. Mary's University, president Simon Newman has stepped down, the school's... Read more

Students at Holy Family Academy in Iverness, Illinois. Photo courtesy of Holy Family Academy.

Beyond the classroom: How one Catholic school puts care for creation into action

Feb 4, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The Chicago area didn’t get the piles of snow that much of the rest of the country did this week,... Read more

Common Core developer’s message for Catholic education: don’t sweat the SAT changes

Dec 14, 2015

In an effort to address uneasiness about the Common Core, a developer of the curriculum says that a traditional Catholic... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in Uganda.

Pope to Ugandan catechists: Your work is not easy. But it is important.

Nov 27, 2015

Speaking with catechists and teachers in Uganda, Pope Francis on Friday offered encouragement and stressed that witnessing the faith is... Read more

Pope's representative to US stresses Catholic identity in schools

Nov 18, 2015

Catholic schools can embrace their identity through familiarity with Christ, devotion to the Virgin Mary and a commitment to Christian... Read more

Empty College Classroom.

How one professor is inviting teachers to rethink Catholic education

Nov 12, 2015

By Carl Bunderson

Realizing that many educators don't learn the history of teaching before they begin their career, a professor at the Thomas... Read more

St. Augustine Hall, which houses the University Library, Queens, NY campus. Courtesy of St. John's University.

For St. John's University, affordable tuition is a Catholic cause

Jun 5, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

Aiming to reduce the financial burden of a college education, the New York-based St. John’s University has enacted a tuition... Read more

Malawi's bishops launch new vision to promote education excellence in Catholic schools.

For Malawi bishops, a new vision to promote excellence in Catholic schools

Apr 22, 2015

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malawi has launched a new national education policy to promote the education of Catholics and... Read more

Ceiling of St. Thomas Aquinas Church at the Newman Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Beauty in Nebraska: College’s transformed church hopes to help students be saints

Apr 21, 2015

By Kate Veik

On a Friday night in spring of 2010, nearly 150 Catholic students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln gathered at their... Read more

Father Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Father Hesburgh, legacy-building Notre Dame president, dies at 97

Mar 3, 2015

The University of Notre Dame mourned the death of its former president Father Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., prompting outpourings of appreciation... Read more

Empty classroom.

Voucher backers to Colorado high court: don't exclude religious schools

Dec 14, 2014

The Catholic Diocese of Colorado Springs has joined several other Christian schools and organizations in a legal brief to support... Read more

Minority presence in Catholic schools is a win-win, bishops say

Nov 11, 2014

Stressing the value of Catholic schools, leaders of the U.S. bishops called for greater outreach to underserved communities, to help... Read more