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Education initiative seeks to bolster Catholic schools with ‘treasury’ of Church’s tradition

Feb 20, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education was founded at the Catholic University of America in October 2021. Read more

Father Louis Merosne at College Sainte Anne, a parochial Catholic school from seventh-12th grade.

Missionary priest builds up Haiti one student, one classroom at a time

Nov 25, 2023

By Zoe Romanowsky

Father Louis Merosne is on a mission to rebuild the Catholic educational system where he ministers in Haiti.  Read more

Jimmy Mitchell (front row, far left) leads a group of Jesuit High School students in Tampa, Florida, in a walking rosary after school.

Holy friendships continue to transform all-boys Catholic high school in Tampa

Sep 23, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The young men at Jesuit High School are not just excelling in academics and sports, they are “ambitious when it... Read more


Graduate school hopes new education program will help with ‘renewal’ of Catholic schooling

Sep 10, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Augustine Institute in Denver will launch its new master’s degree in Catholic education in October to help renew Catholic... Read more


Theology of the Body Parent School equips parents to teach truth about human sexuality

Sep 10, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Through a series of age-appropriate mini-magazines, the new program helps to equip parents to be the primary educators of their... Read more


Denver Archdiocese sues Colorado over preschool program that excludes Catholic schools

Aug 17, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The lawsuit objects that the program rules are unconstitutional and exclude Catholic schools but not the preschool programs of other... Read more

Daisy Almaraz won the seventh-grade section of the 2023 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest.

Virginia Catholic school student wins national cursive handwriting contest

Jun 24, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Daisy Almaraz, a student at Sacred Heart Academy in Winchester, Virginia, says good cursive writing makes her writing “better understood.” Read more

Franciscan Univesity of Steubenville students who participated in the Unplugged Scholarship in its first year (from left to right): Theresa Ryan, Grace Pollock, and Paul Merkel

These Catholic college students dumped their smartphones for the year. Here’s what happened

May 7, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Three students from Franciscan University of Steubenville share what it was like to participate in the Unplugged Scholarship this academic... Read more


Marianists in Spain under fire for lack of transparency regarding sex ed program

Mar 26, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Parents of students at a Marianist school in Spain expressed their “stark distrust” in the Marianists and in their sex... Read more

Students at Precious Blood School, located a few miles west of downtown Los Angeles. Precious Blood is one of three new inner-city “microschools” trying a fresh approach to Catholic education.

Why the ‘microschool’ model is working in three LA Catholic schools

Feb 26, 2023

By Ann Rodgers/Angelus News

The Microschools Network was the inspiration of archdiocesesan school officials who saw celebrities paying high prices to send their kids... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 28, 2022

Let your beauty shine, Pope Francis tells young people

Sep 30, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis on Friday told young people to let their true beauty shine, the beauty that is a reflection of... Read more

Peter Kilpatrick, the new president of The Catholic University of America, addresses students, staff, and faculty at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 1, 2022, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance, new Catholic University president urges students

Sep 1, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Peter Kilpatrick has a background in the hard sciences but spoke to students about matters of the soul, urging them... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on April 18, 2022.

Pope Francis: Catholic education is vital in ‘an age awash in information’

Apr 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has said that Catholic education and formation are more important than ever in “an age awash in information... Read more

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Does the new Vatican document on Catholic schools change anything?

Apr 11, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The recent Vatican instruction was in the works for years. Read more


Pope Francis to speak with Loyola University Chicago students, others in global livestream

Jan 27, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Loyola University Chicago will host a livestream conversation between Pope Francis and college students from around the world next month... Read more