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Campaign seeks to help educate escaped Nigerian schoolgirls

Aug 5, 2014

As more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing after being kidnapped this spring, one human rights group has started a... Read more

Students on the quad.

Soaring student debt sparks response from Catholic colleges

Jul 24, 2014

By Mary Farrow

With a national student loan debt of slightly more than $1 trillion, American colleges may have to start re-thinking the... Read more

King Abdullah II of Jordan.

Appeal for solidarity marks Jordan’s role in Middle East dialogue

May 17, 2014

An appeal issued jointly Wednesday by Vatican and Jordanian officials marks the nations’ friendship and common commitment to foster peace... Read more

Fr. Denis Duval participates in a conference on education and the New Evangelization on Jan. 31, 2014

Education should foster freedom, maturity, priest explains

Feb 4, 2014

By Elise Harris

During a special conference exploring the role of education in the New Evangelization, Fr. Denis Biju Duval noted that education... Read more

Teacher and students in classroom.

Catholic scholars voice concern over Common Core curriculum

Nov 7, 2013

More than 130 leading Catholic scholars have signed a letter to the U.S. bishops criticizing the Common Core State Standards... Read more

Empty classroom.

Non-profit takes over several Philadelphia archdiocese schools

Jul 15, 2013

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Monday signed an agreement transferring ownership of 14 former parish elementary schools to an independent... Read more

Claude Semaan sits with refugee children in Syria.

Child's smile enough to keep volunteers in Syria

Jul 15, 2013

A Syrian woman who works in a center for children opened during the country's civil war said that the smile... Read more


Chilean archbishop donates inheritance to help college students

Jul 8, 2013

The archbishop of Concepcion, Chile, has donated a $50,000 inheritance to a Catholic university in the city to establish a... Read more