Catholic Schools and Universities Must Not Be Isolated and Must Engage In Dialogue with Contemporary Culture

February 13, 2014 by  
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Vatican Information Service – February 13, 2014 Vatican City, 13 February 2014 (VIS) – “Catholic education is one of the most important challenges for the Church, currently committed to new evangelisation in an historical and cultural context that is undergoing constant transformation”, remarked the Holy Father in his address to participants in the plenary session […]

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Vatican Encourages Renewed Missionary Zeal in Catholic Schools

Catholic News Agency – By Kerri Lenartowick – December 26, 2013 Vatican City, Dec 26, 2013 / (CNA/EWTN News) – A recently released Vatican document is calling for a fresh commitment to Catholic identity within what it calls an increasingly secularized educational system. At a press conference held Dec. 19, Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, prefect of […]

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Pope Remembered for Linking Education, Love of God

February 19, 2013 by  
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Catholic News Agency – By Carl Bunderson – February 19, 2013 Denver, Colo., Feb 19, 2013 / (CNA/EWTN News) – Pope Benedict XVI has left a lasting mark on Catholic education by showing how reason and knowledge can lead to an essential love of God, reflected scholars at leading Catholic universities. “This is the chief […]

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Conference to Consider Schools as Places of Hope

October 6, 2011 by  
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Zenit – October 6, 2011 Vatican Official to Open Event in Spain SARAGOSSA, Spain, OCT. 6, 2011 (Zenit.org) – Though many reports point to a situation of “global crisis” and a consequent bleak perspective on the future, a conference in Spain this month is seeking to emphasize the hope that schools represent. From Oct. 18-21, […]

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Pope Benedict Speaks on Education and Training in Church Life

February 8, 2011 by  
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Vatican Radio – February 7, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI today said training and education were some of the most pressing challenges that the Church and its institutions are called upon to address. The Holy Father made the remarks while addressing the participants attending the plenary meeting of the Congregation for Catholic Education. The Congregation for […]

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Vatican Prefect says Religion in Schools is the Tool for Understanding Others

Catholic News Agency – April 13, 2010 Vatican City, Apr 13, 2010 / (CNA) – Last week at the 15th European Forum for the Teaching of Religion, the prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski described the importance of teaching religion in schools as a “privileged tool for understanding and accepting others.” […]

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Vatican: Catholic Education is Source of Hope

September 10, 2009 by  
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Zenit.org – September 8, 2009 VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 8, 2009 (Zenit.org) – Education is a task that requires teamwork between parents and schools, under the authority of the Catholic Church so as to guarantee the solidity of religious formation. This was affirmed in a circular letter on “Religious Education in Schools” sent from the Congregation […]

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