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After LGBT teachers resign, Seattle archbishop says teachers must be Gospel witnesses

Feb 21, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

After students at a Catholic high school in Washington state staged protests in support of two teachers who resigned their... Read more

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Banks pull scholarship support over Christian schools' LGBT policies

Jan 31, 2020

Two major banks withdrew support for a Florida scholarship program this week after deciding that the policies of some participating Christian... Read more

New Michigan vocational school combines Catholic education, skilled trades 

Dec 26, 2019

By Perry West

A new vocational school in Grand Rapids, Michigan will open its doors next year to young men interested in learning... Read more

Construction begins on Baltimore’s first new Catholic school in over 50 years

Oct 24, 2019

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore and other leaders from the city broke ground on October 23 for the first new... Read more

Saint James Cathedral, Seattle, Wa.

Seattle Catholic schools to require vaccinations 

Oct 3, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Children who attend Catholic schools administered by the Archdiocese of Seattle must be vaccinated and can no longer claim personal... Read more

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Courtesy photo.

Indianapolis Jesuit high school makes Vatican appeal of disciplinary measures

Aug 5, 2019

A Jesuit-sponsored high school in Indiana has asked the Vatican to overturn Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson’s decision to revoke the... Read more

Catholic school teacher fired for gay marriage sues Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Jul 10, 2019

A teacher at a Catholic school in Indianapolis whose contract was terminated due to his same-sex marriage is suing the... Read more

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US Supreme Court agrees to hear Montana school choice case

Jul 1, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case addressing the question of whether states can deny tax credit... Read more

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Courtesy photo.

Indianapolis archbishop revokes Jesuit prep school's Catholic identity

Jun 20, 2019

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis announced Thursday that a local Jesuit high school will no longer be recognized as a Catholic... Read more

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New Vatican document says gender theory is 'cultural and ideological revolution'

Jun 10, 2019

A Vatican department has issued a sweeping denunciation of so-called gender theory, and affirmed the principles of human dignity, difference,... Read more

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Edinburgh council may strip religious reps' votes on education

May 31, 2019

A priest in Edinburgh has written to oppose a suggestion in Edinburgh council to strip voting rights from religious representatives... Read more

Students from The Lyceum, a Catholic classical school in South Euclid, Ohio.

Catholic school free from legal threats, Ohio city says after lawsuit

May 29, 2019

A private Catholic school in Ohio has dropped its federal lawsuit after the city of South Euclid clarified that the... Read more

Georgetown Visitation high school.

Georgetown Visitation alumnae respond to ‘heartbreaking betrayal’

May 23, 2019

By Ed Condon

Former students of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School have published an open letter challenging a recent decision they say undermines the... Read more

Georgetown Visitation high school.

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

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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