Catholic Schools

New Orleans archdiocese seeks laicization for all clergy credibly accused of sex abuse

By Kevin Jones, Catholic News Agency, October 27, 2020 While allegations against two New Orleans-area priests have again raised questions about the Church’s response to clergy misconduct, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has confirmed that for the past two years it has been seeking to laicize... read more

Bishop Schneider praises Voice of the Family’s new, free, online Catholic catechism course

The bishop praised the traditional method of learning by memorization, a technique employed in the online course, and he urged families to revive this method of learning, which is so beneficial for committing the Faith to heart. By Michael Haynes, LifeSite News, October 20, 2020 OUR... read more

TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL ONLY IN STATE SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME SEMINAR

THAT ENCOURAGES ‘DIALOGUE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN CATHOLIC EDUCATION’ The all-girls high school was one of 20 schools in the country chosen by the prestigious university to learn teaching methods which challenge the idea that science and Catholicism are in conflict. Trinity High... read more

Catholic Schools Take Home 40 National Blue Ribbon Awards

Kelly Branaman, secretary for Catholic schools and superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Washington, said that she was “appreciative” that non-public schools were recognized as well as public schools. By Catholic News Agency, September 29, 2020 WASHINGTON — Catholic schools... read more

What’s at stake if Catholic schools don’t open in the fall

By Tim Huelskamp, Washington Examiner, July 29, 2020 Catholic schools in America comprise the largest parochial school system in the world. They have been in existence even before our nation’s founding. They have built an unparalleled legacy of academic excellence, promoted racial and ethnic... read more

The Bigotry of Blaine No More

U.S. Supreme Court paves the way for parental choice for their children’s education. By Jeanne Allen, National Catholic Register,July 2, 2020 “And the prohibition before us today burdens not only religious schools but also the families whose children attend or hope to attend them.” —... read more

Catholic Schools and the Common Good

By Stephen P. White, The Catholic Thing, May 28, 2020 A minor kerfuffle erupted earlier this month when Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York made the unforgivable mistake of saying complimentary things about the president of the United States. The occasion for this crime was a group phone call... read more

Religious Liberty: Trump DOJ Defends Catholic School in State Court

By J. Christian Adams, March 8, 2020 Unlike Eric Holder’s Justice Department, the Trump administration is on the forefront of defending First Amendment religious liberty. This Tuesday, Justice Department Civil Rights Division lawyers appeared in an Indiana state court to defend the religious... read more

Why Boys Are Failing

By Anthony Esolen, Crisis, February 24, 2020 When he was 13 years old, a mere boy was effectively the American ambassador to Russia, in Saint Petersburg. This was because the lad was fluent in French while his nominal superior, the ambassador himself, was not. The boy had already, at his... read more

The Supreme Court Is Poised to Deliver a Victory to School Choice Advocates

By Mark Movsesian, Public Discourse, February 4, 2020, The US Supreme Court seems likely to rule in a way school-choice advocates will welcome. The Court will likely overrule the Montana court and hold a ban on scholarships for students at religiously affiliated schools unconstitutional—an... read more

This Catholic school ‘does not have a position on abortion.’ How is it Catholic?

School officials completely refuse to say By Briana Kraemer, The College Fix, January 28, 2020 A Catholic college in Ontario, Canada is refusing to defend its Catholic character after a campus political controversy led the school to claim that it takes no position on the matter of... read more
Priests of the Society of St. Pius X. Father Patrick Rutledge, the parish rector, is on the left.

The Christian Withdrawal Experiment

Archbishop Charles Thompson

Indianapolis Archdiocese Faces Third Discrimination Complaint

Brebeuf Jesuit Prep's varsity football team at an Aug. 16 game (Michael Hoffbauer Photography)

Brebeuf athletes excluded from some Catholic events as Jesuits appeal decree