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Siena Hall at Aquinas College. Courtesy of Aquinas College.

Aquinas College to downsize, shift focus to education

Mar 14, 2017

Aquinas College in Nashville announced last week that it will be restructuring to focus primarily on education degrees, and will... Read more

St Patricks Cathedral, NYC.

NY archdiocese defends right to make hiring decisions

Mar 9, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Archdiocese of New York argued before a federal circuit court this week that it should have the freedom to... Read more

Arizona State University to hold first Pregnant on Campus Week

Mar 9, 2017

The Students for Life Group at Arizona State University is planning the nation’s first Pregnant on Campus Week to offer... Read more

Peruvian marches against gender ideology attract 1.5 million

Mar 7, 2017

Under the theme “Don't Mess With My Children,” more than 1.5 million Peruvians demonstrated on Saturday against gender ideology in... 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

A man talks to police in riot gear as they wait in an alley after a second night of clashes between protestors and police August 15, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Racism, poverty, education – a closer look at the tensions in Milwaukee

Aug 17, 2016

After riots last weekend in Milwaukee brought long-standing social tensions to the surface, Catholic leaders are calling for prayer first... Read more

California religious colleges dodge a bullet. But what's next?

Aug 16, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

A bill that threatened to defund California religious colleges that do not accept same-sex marriage and gender ideology has been... Read more

Colombia Flag.

Colombian bishops welcome government backing down from gender ideology

Aug 15, 2016

The Colombian Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomed the government's announcement that it will not promote or implement gender ideology in... Read more

Are religious teachers being eradicated from Belgian schools?

Jul 13, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Religion classes in Belgium’s French-speaking primary and secondary schools will be cut in half starting in October 2016 and replaced... Read more

Refugee children at the Sharia Al Haman Hope Refugee Camp in Duhok, Iraq on March 28, 2015.

French bishops travel to Iraq in support of Christian students

Apr 20, 2016

A delegation of bishops and priests from France are visiting Iraq April 17-21 to aid young Christian students living in... Read more


Here’s what Bishop Conley sees as the purpose of education

Dec 30, 2015

By Kate Veik, Mary Farrow

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Neb. vividly remembers his father asking him what on earth he planned to do with... Read more

Empty College Classroom.

How one professor is inviting teachers to rethink Catholic education

Nov 12, 2015

By Carl Bunderson

Realizing that many educators don't learn the history of teaching before they begin their career, a professor at the Thomas... Read more

Pope Francis embraces a boy prior to his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013.

These students with special needs have a request of Pope Francis

Aug 26, 2015

By Matt Hadro

A group representing Catholic students with intellectual disabilities is hoping a U.S. visit from Pope Francis could spark nothing less... Read more

Refugee children at the Sharia Al Haman Hope Refugee Camp in Duhok, Iraq 2 on March 28, 2015.

Facing uncertain future, Iraqi refugees sacrifice for education

May 5, 2015

Less than a mile away from the local coffee shops, fancy restaurants, and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil, the capital... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Nov. 19, 2014.

Pope to teachers: engage with peripheries in your classrooms

Mar 14, 2015

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis has called on teachers to engage with the peripheries within their own classrooms, loving their students for their... Read more

Church in Italy fights against imposition of gender ideology in schools

Jan 31, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The general secretary of the Italian bishops conference stressed on Friday that the attempt to introduce textbooks into the nation's... Read more

Mass for the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Jan. 27, 2015.

On feast of St. Thomas, teachers called to mercifully challenge students

Jan 28, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Catholics must be “merciful teachers” in eliciting the best from everyone around them, said a prominent Dominican preacher on the... Read more

Presentation of the Papal Mace to St. Andrews University, Nov. 30, 2014.

Papal mace points to education's true purpose, Scottish bishop says

Dec 4, 2014

The presentation of a special Papal mace marking the 600th anniversary of Scotland’s oldest university is a reminder of the... Read more

Juanjo Vargas arrives in Rome with the rest of the "Pope's mailmen."

'Pope's mailmen' deliver dreams of 70,000 students to the Vatican

Sep 23, 2014

Nicknamed “the Pope’s mailmen,” a group of five Argentinean fathers traveled on bicycle from Buenos Aires to the Vatican to... Read more

Catholic schoolchildren.

Advocates advise that First Amendment protects school choice

Aug 11, 2014

Faith-based schools should not be excluded from Colorado's educational choice programs, according to a brief filed by attorneys in a... Read more