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St. Augustine diocese reverses mask mandate at Catholic schools

Aug 4, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Masks will now be optional at Catholic schools in the Diocese of St. Augustine this upcoming school year, as the... Read more

Major donations mean 'tremendous impact' for Catholic school students in western Pennsylvania

Jul 23, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

An anonymous donor and new partners will help continue millions of dollars in funding for a tuition aid program for... Read more

Frank DiLallo, founder and co-author of Bullying Redirect. Credit: Autumn Jones/CNA.

'Bullying Redirect' provides Christ-centered anti-bullying curriculum

Jul 22, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Following the Columbine High School massacre in April 1999, Catholic educator and counselor Frank DiLallo knew he had to do... Read more

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Investigation: Los Angeles city illegally kept funds destined to Catholic Schools

Jul 19, 2021

By Ann Rodgers/Angelus News

In a decision that could restore millions of dollars to Catholic schools, the state of California has ruled that the... Read more

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Catholic school students outperform public school peers, despite slight decreases in overall academic scores

May 30, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Catholic school students in grades 4 and 8 are outperforming their public school peers in math, reading, and science, according... Read more

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As S.C. Catholics challenge state’s Blaine Amendment, scholars argue it was ‘born of bigotry’

May 23, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics and others challenging South Carolina’s Blaine Amendment are right to argue that the amendment was “born of bigotry and... Read more

Historic court house and post office in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston diocese, Black colleges seek federal injunction to get COVID-19 relief

May 5, 2021

A 19th-century constitutional amendment in South Carolina is wrongly blocking coronavirus relief money for Catholic schools, an attorney for the... Read more

Court dismisses Catholic school teacher’s employment discrimination claim

May 4, 2021

By CNA Staff

A federal district court dismissed the employment discrimination claim of a New Jersey Catholic school teacher last week, ruling that... Read more

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As epidemic wanes, New York archdiocese schools plan for full reopening

May 1, 2021

“Our children have been learning and have been safe!” the superintendent said. Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis to make tour of schools in Argentina

Apr 15, 2021

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking... Read more

Indianapolis archdiocese: Government can’t interfere in Catholic schools' mission

Apr 7, 2021

Catholic schools must be free to uphold the Church’s teachings, lawyers for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis said after a federal... Read more

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LA Archdiocese to close, consolidate six elementary schools

Apr 6, 2021

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced this week that six Catholic elementary schools in the area will close and be... Read more

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Amid hefty legal fees, Buffalo diocese cuts Catholic school spending

Mar 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

Following its bankruptcy filing last year, the Diocese of Buffalo, New York has cut spending on some its Catholic schools.  Read more

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Arlington diocese seeks 150 new teachers as Catholic school wait list grows

Mar 16, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic schools in Virginia’s Diocese of Arlington are open for in-person instruction, and finding demand to be so high that... Read more

Bishops call for renewed emphasis on faith as Australia marks 200 years of Catholic education

Feb 18, 2021

Australia‘s Catholic bishops marked the 200th anniversary of Catholic education in the country this week, calling for continued renewal of... Read more

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Open for learning: How Boston Catholic schools kept their students safe

Feb 10, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Boston “followed the science” and have kept its students safe amid the pandemic, the... Read more

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After major donation, Missouri Catholic school teachers, staff to get bonus

Feb 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic school teachers and other school employees of the Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri will get a bonus, thanks to... Read more

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Catholic school enrollment sees sharpest drop in nearly 50 years

Feb 8, 2021

Enrollment at Catholic schools this academic year has seen its largest drop in nearly half a century, according to a... Read more

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Michigan bishops welcome court decision favoring funds for private schools

Dec 31, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Michigan Catholic Conference is pleased with a recent state Supreme Court decision that requires a lower court to review... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

Religious schools must accept 'gender identity', LGBT activists tell Biden

Dec 15, 2020

A leading LGBT activist group is calling for the Biden administration to tighten accreditation regulations of religious schools and enforce... Read more