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Catholic schools in US, Holy Land create pen-pal program

Mar 8, 2018

As a sign of solidarity with Catholics in the Middle East, the National Council of Catholic Women has set up... Read more

California's first Catholic school sparks controversy by removing statues

Aug 29, 2017

By Mary Farrow

Parents are concerned after a California Catholic school has removed several religious statues from its campus in an effort to... Read more

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In new school, Byzantine spirituality meets Montessori method

Jul 16, 2017

By Perry West

With the goal of encountering children on a more personal level to meet their academic and spiritual needs, a Montessori... Read more

St. Louis rule creates legal traps for pro-lifers, lawsuit charges

May 24, 2017

A St. Louis city ordinance that could force Catholic schools and pro-life pregnancy centers to hire employees who support abortion... Read more

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Canadian province to fight ruling booting students from Catholic schools

May 7, 2017

The Saskatchewan government has said it will seek a temporary exemption to block a judge’s ruling that could force up... Read more

  Archbishop Charles Chaput speaks with CNA in Rome on Sept. 15, 2014.

Philly archbishop praised for revamping city's Catholic schools

Apr 6, 2017

Catholic schools in Philadelphia have seen a revitalization in finances and quality of education thanks to the initiative of Archbishop... Read more

How California Catholics hope to fix the teacher deficit

Mar 28, 2017

The California Catholic Conference has announced that it is sponsoring a bill to help attract and retain teachers in response... Read more

This historic black Catholic grade school could get shut down

Mar 27, 2017

After 111 years of serving the community of Birmingham, Alabama, the city's only African American Catholic elementary school could close... Read more

What can evangelize the world? A good Catholic school.

Mar 16, 2017

The Catholic school can be a missionary force to bring Christ to the world, the Bishop of Phoenix has said... Read more

This Catholic school made $24 million by investing in Snapchat

Mar 8, 2017

St. Francis Catholic High School in Mountain View, California recently revealed that it invested just $15,000 in a very early... 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


Gay marriage lawsuit against Catholic school not expected to succeed

Jan 17, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

A lawsuit against a Catholic high school claims that it was illegal discrimination to fire a teacher for contracting a... Read more

An old anti-Catholic law has resurfaced in Georgia

Jan 3, 2017

By Matt Hadro

An amendment from the 1870s that was once used to target Catholics is now being invoked in Georgia once again... Read more

Priest to donate $250k winnings from 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

Oct 12, 2016

A priest from West Virginia recently won a quarter of a million dollars on the trivia TV show Who Wants... Read more


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

Catholic school says it can't meet demands of transgendered student

Sep 13, 2016

A Catholic high school in New Jersey has denied a transgendered student admission after recognizing it would be unable to... Read more


Why this diocese is ditching Common Core for liberal arts

Aug 24, 2016

The Diocese of Marquette in Michigan says it is already experiencing success in their process of adopting a Catholic liberal... Read more


Suicide of bullied student raises questions for Catholic school

Aug 19, 2016

The suicide of a seventh grade Catholic school student prompted outpourings of grief and prayers, amid disputed claims from his... Read more

This California bill could hurt poor students at religious schools

Aug 8, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Religious students from disadvantaged backgrounds could be most affected by a California bill threatening state-backed student grants to schools that... Read more

Sydney McLaughlin. Courtesy of Union Catholic High School.

Youngest US track Olympian relies on God when times get tough

Aug 5, 2016

Sydney McLaughlin has not had an easy year.  Read more