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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput and Ed Hanway at the Aug. 21, 2012 press conference.

Philadelphia archdiocese creates new Catholic high school system

Aug 21, 2012

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia unveiled a new school system this morning that will be run by an independent... Read more

Catholic school children in the Diocese of Arlington, Va.

Arlington diocese seeks to strengthen teaching with fidelity oath

Jul 13, 2012

The Diocese of Arlington hopes to strengthen teaching in Catholic schools and churches, by asking religious instructors to promise allegiance... Read more

Marino Gazzola, President of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

Catholic schools will follow Ontario's gay-straight club requirement

Jun 7, 2012

Catholic schools in the province of Ontario will abide by a law requiring them to allow “Gay-Straight Alliance” clubs, despite... Read more

Cleveland diocese stresses orthodoxy in new high school curriculum

Jun 6, 2012

In response to concerns raised by teachers and clergy, the Diocese of Cleveland has revamped its high school religion curriculum... Read more

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto, Canada.

Ontario could impose Gay-Straight Alliances on Catholic schools

May 30, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The provincial government of Ontario is considering a proposal that would force Catholic schools to recognize Gay-Straight Alliances, causing Catholic... Read more


Iowa diocese in talks with school over gay scholarship award

May 8, 2012

An Iowa Catholic school is being called to account for its role in a controversy involving a gay advocacy group's... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

Archbishop Chaput discusses Catholic schools' future with students

Mar 9, 2012

After some closings and mergers, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia met with students in an online and in-person forum... Read more