Tag Archives: Catholic education

Harvesting Conciliar “fruits”: half of adults polled think Harry Potter and Hunger Games could be Biblical

It often seems that, these days, the odds are never in our favor.
I take time out from my furious conference preparation (on art coming up in Detroit) to present something that only confirms the great fruits of Vatican II and the magnificent … Continue reading

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NCEA took money from Gates Foundation to promote “Common Core” in Catholic schools

There has been a lot of talk about Common Core.
The Cardinal Newman Society has an interesting piece about this.
EXCLUSIVE: National Catholic Education Association Gets Gates Foundation Grant to Promote ‘Common Core’ in Catholic Schools
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation paid … Continue reading

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Video message from a Bishop to Catholic teachers as the school year begins

Here is a video message from His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino to Catholic teachers in the Diocese of Madison.
As teachers workshops wind up around the country, and as schools begin again, and as this Year of Faith continues, … Continue reading

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Does Mount St. Vincent, a Catholic College in NY, now employ an “abortion doula” prof?

Be sure to check out the feed of the Cardinal Newman Society on the side bar of this blog.
This is from the CNS:
‘Abortion Doula’ Professor Posts Video, But Catholic College Defends Employment
A professor at The College at Mount St. Vincent … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama sticks his nose into Catholic education in IRELAND

Another example of what this man wants: total isolation of any religious values in the private sphere alone. Pres. Obama is working either to intimidate or legislate or even TAX religious freedom out of the public square.
From the Scottish Catholic … Continue reading

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Bp. Vasa (D. Santa Rosa) under fire for requiring Catholic school teachers to live according to the Faith

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat has an interseting story about an initiative in the local Diocese of Santa Rosa where Most Rev. Robert Vasa is bishop.
It occurred to me as I read this that people who make a push for … Continue reading

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The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College: 2012-2013 edition

Adam Wilson of The Cardinal Newman Society (which watches the state of the question of Catholic colleges in the USA) sent the following:
I am pleased to announce to you the 2012-2013 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic … Continue reading

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Card. Burke: Catholic colleges should require the required “mandate” for profs to teach

From the Cardinal Newman Society:
Cardinal Burke Says Theologians’ Mandatum Should Be Required by Colleges, Disclosed to Students
Theologians, Canonists Respond to Pope Benedict’s Call for Compliance
Manassas, Va. – Catholic families have a right to know which theology professors have the mandatum, … Continue reading

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