Education

How to Popularize ‘Ad Orientem’ Without Disorienting People

Here’s how to better acquaint God’s people with the beauty and naturalness of the ad orientem posture at Mass Msgr. Charles Pope Blog, July 23, 2019 I have written many times on the orientation of the priest for the Eucharistic Prayer. I strongly prefer an eastward (ad orientem) posture,... read more

Only half of US Catholics get Church teaching on Communion, study finds

By Elise Harris, Senior Correspondent, July 23, 2019 Pope Francis gives the Holy Communion to a boy during a Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart of Rakovsky, Bulgaria, Monday, May 6, 2019. (Credit: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino.) ROME - Results from a new Pew survey show that Jews are the... read more

Who Will Defend Catholic Education?

Catholic education is the Church’s most important means of evangelization. Is every Catholic educator and bishop prepared to defend it? Patrick Reilly Blog, July 25, 2019 Recent lawsuits by teachers fired from Catholic schools are part of a growing threat to Catholic education. Our schools... read more

Lord Monckton corrects Pope Francis on climate

Monckton: "The totalitarians got the science wrong. They made a strikingly elementary error of physics. They forgot the Sun was shining. So they misallocated the feedback response to the Sun, erroneously counting it as part of the feedback response to greenhouse gases. Their predictions should... read more

Educators Need More than ‘Male and Female He Created Them’

Catholic educators need to recover tried-and-true lessons and habits that help young people preserve chastity, respect marriage and celebrate children. Patrick Reilly Blog, July 15, 2019 The Vatican has reasserted one of the most basic facts of Christian anthropology: “Male and Female He... read more

How to “Dialogue” Truthfully on Gender Ideology

BY DANIEL GUERNSEY, JULY 15, 2019 If the Church invites dialogue about gender ideology and homosexuality, does this signal a possible compromise of Catholic doctrine? This question lies at the heart of the controversy over the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education’s recent document,... read more

Catholic School Fires Teacher After She Repeatedly Promotes Abortion on

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeSite News, July 10, 2019 A South Carolina Catholic school fired one of its teachers in May after it said she publicly supported abortion against school policy. Now, the former Bishop England High School teacher is suing the school, WIS News 10 reports. In the lawsuit,... read more

Ohio bill would introduce fetal development into school curriculum

Cincinnati, Ohio, Jul 11, 2019 / 12:42 am (CNA).- A recently introduced bill in Ohio would add scientific information about the development of the unborn child to the state’s public and charter school curriculum. HB 90, known as the “Humanity of the Unborn Child” bill, would direct the... read more

Psychologist gives searing critique of Vatican’s new gender doc: a compromise with ‘neo-paganism’

By Diane Montagna ROME, June 14, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — A Catholic psychologist has denounced the latest Vatican document on gender theory as containing “not one sentence of sound advice for parents who try to educate their children towards the virtues necessary for a Christian... read more

Don’t let the culture raise your kids

Advice for parents in a family-unfriendly culture By Marcia Segelstein and Mary Cooney | Jun 11 2019 |  “It takes a village to raise a child” — so goes the African proverb. But what if that village, including schools, peers, media, and the culture at large, goes strongly and... read more

Vatican office blasts gender theory, questions intentions of transgender people

by Joshua J. McElwee, National Catholic Reporter, June 10, 2019 VATICAN CITY — The Vatican office responsible for overseeing Catholic educational institutions around the world has blasted modern gender theory, claiming in a new document that it seeks to "annihilate the concept of 'nature.' "... read more