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Why these high school students built a chapel and Marian shrine at a local school

Apr 30, 2019

By Perry West

When two Michigan high school students were planning for a community service project, they decided they wanted to help younger... Read more

In Edmonton, growth puts pressure on Catholic school enrollment

Mar 22, 2019

Edmonton’s Catholic schools are at full capacity and may soon have to turn away students, although school district officials are... Read more

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Lawsuit says West Virginia diocese knowingly hired sex abusers as teachers

Mar 19, 2019

The attorney general of West Virginia has filed a lawsuit charging that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and its former bishop... Read more

Saskatchewan government fights to fund non-Catholic students at Catholic schools

Mar 13, 2019

The government of Saskatchewan in Canada is arguing that it should be allowed to pay for non-Catholic students to attend... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz.

Archbishop Kurtz voices support for Scholarship Tax Credit bill

Mar 12, 2019

Creating a Scholarship Tax Credit program in Kentucky would align with Catholic teaching by assisting families in need and empowering... 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

Church in Fiji threatens to close all Catholic schools

Jan 23, 2019

The Catholic Church in Fiji is prepared to shut down all of its 44 primary and 19 secondary schools if... Read more


Indiana Catholic school opens 'adoration club'

Jan 17, 2019

By Perry West

It’s not unusual for a school to offer an after school drama or Spanish club. Some schools even offer a... Read more

Pennsylvania diocese opening faith-based addiction recovery high school

Dec 17, 2018

By Perry West

The Diocese of Allentown, Pennsylvania, is opening a drug and alcohol recovery high school for students, combining education, counseling, and... Read more

In New York, public school officials to evaluate private schools

Dec 12, 2018

Leaders of New York state’s more than 500 Catholic schools are planning to boycott a new state review system, whereby... Read more

Archbishop Bernard Hebda greets students after the Mass of the Holy Spirit Oct. 10 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Thousands of Catholic students gather for Mass and winter coat drive in Minnesota

Oct 11, 2018

Thousands of young Catholic students gathered for Mass, music, and a winter clothing drive on Wednesday morning in a stadium... Read more

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Vast majority of private school blue-ribbon winners Catholic

Oct 9, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Department of Education has awarded the 2018 National Blue Ribbon to more than three dozen Catholic schools. Of the... Read more

Ireland adopts policy aimed at Catholic school admissions

Oct 5, 2018

A new law in the Republic of Ireland will prohibit primary schools from taking religion into account in admissions, a... Read more

Catholic education group applauds Australian school funding plan

Sep 20, 2018

A $4.6 billion funding package for Catholic and independent schools in Australia has won the support of a national Catholic... Read more

Australian drought.

Catholic school student raises $1 million for Australia's drought affected farmers

Sep 10, 2018

With severe drought conditions continuing to affect farmers in Australia, a fourth grader at a Catholic school has raised more... Read more

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Names of accused bishops scrubbed from Pennsylvania schools

Sep 6, 2018

The names of accused clerics are being removed from the buildings of several colleges and high schools in Pennsylvania in... Read more

Baltimore's new Catholic school to be named after African American nun

Sep 6, 2018

The city of Baltimore will soon see a new Catholic school open for the first time in decades, named after... Read more

Australian diocese offers financial aid for school fees amid drought

Aug 2, 2018

As Australian families face a difficult drought, a diocese in New South Wales is offering struggling families assistance with their... Read more

Oregon Catholic school leader charged with embezzling $50K

Jul 18, 2018

A former advancement director at a Catholic school in Oregon has been charged with embezzling more than $50,000 from the... Read more

Australia could boost funding for Catholic schools with new income ranking

Jul 7, 2018

Catholic schools in Australia could see an increase of up to $74 million a year from independent schools following a... Read more