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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

Activists successfully demand that St. Francis High School be returned to the Archdiocese of Lahore from the Pakistani government.

Pakistani archdiocese rejoices over return of a school from government

Nov 11, 2014

Catholics in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, are rejoicing over their government's recent decision to return a more... Read more

Annual guide offers help in finding authentic Catholic colleges

Oct 7, 2014

The Cardinal Newman Society’s 2015 Catholic college guide offers information about more than two dozen colleges, universities and other programs,... Read more

Founder: Catholic Studies programs help colleges fulfill call to faithfulness

Sep 8, 2014

University-level Catholic Studies programs are an essential response to the increasingly fragmented college experience, said the man who founded the... Read more

Ivica Mrso speaks with CNA during an Oasis conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia June 17, 2014.

Bosnian school seeks to strengthen interethnic relations

Jun 20, 2014

By Elise Harris

A Catholic school founded in Sarajevo, Bosnia during the country’s recent war has made it their goal to teach children... Read more


New Catholic college seeks to reshape education in UK

Feb 18, 2014

By Elise Harris

A co-founder of Benedictus College has expressed her hope that their education style, inspired by the writings of Bl. John... Read more

Rural school embraces classical education, Catholic identity

Feb 4, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A Catholic grade school on Colorado's eastern plains is working to adopt a classical curriculum, in the hopes of revitalizing... Read more