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Teaching kids about heaven

Comprehending the concept of heaven is seriously challenging for Catholic adults. Explaining heaven to our children can be even more difficult.  Catholic parents and grandparents must first understand the developmental stages of their children, their capacity to understand, and

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2019-09-09T09:47:16-07:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |4 Comments

“It just wasn’t fun or productive anymore”
Retired USF professor and pro-life stalwart Raymond Dennehy reflects on a career spent in unrelenting battle against abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide

Raymond Dennehy has spent his life fighting for life. For five decades, the decorated philosophy professor, debater, writer and crusader has rushed in where even many faithful Catholics fear to tread: the front lines of the war against what

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2019-09-03T07:48:45-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |6 Comments

Nearly 80,000 students return to LA Catholic schools
New superintendent for archdiocese and STEM Network initiative for three schools

Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are beginning the 2019-2020 school year with innovative programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), a new high school in Burbank, key renovations and a new superintendent. Paul M. Escala,

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2019-09-05T10:14:56-07:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |4 Comments

Thomas Aquinas College opens in Massachusetts this week
Sophomores from Santa Paula join the new freshmen

Thomas Aquinas College, based in Santa Paula, California, is opening a second campus in Northfield, Massachusetts this week. “We have 30 freshmen starting at the New England campus tomorrow, and we’re delighted with that number,” says Anne Forsyth, Director

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2019-09-12T13:54:18-07:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Education, Exclusives|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Gov. Newsom fiscal advisor opposes money for college abortions
Costs of SB 24 "too burdensome"

Assemblyman Vince Fong: “This bill redirects valuable resources away from education,” Last week the California Department of Finance announced its opposition to SB 24, a bill author Sen. Connie Leyva (D-Chino) hopes will bring medical abortions to California’s

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2019-08-23T13:53:41-07:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues, Education|Tags: , , |5 Comments

“Using taxpayer money to underwrite parochial school tuition”
San Jose public school superintendents outraged over lucrative contract going to Jesuit school

Two leading superintendents from the three public high school districts in San Jose say the city failed to notify them of a six-figure grant proposal for a work-study program that was instead awarded to a private, Catholic school. Two

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2019-08-20T08:34:14-07:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |1 Comment

Viewpoint discrimination at Cal State San Marcos
Are pro-life and other conservative groups getting treated unfairly?

Feminist and LGBTQ organizations at California State University-San Marcos together receive nearly $300,000 from the student government each year to spend as they wish, with no strings attached. Student clubs at the taxpayer-funded institution, including its Students for Life

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2019-08-17T08:40:44-07:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |3 Comments

$270,000 to analyze oppression, power, and privilege
Once-Catholic Dominican University adds major in social justice

Dominican University, which began as a Catholic school and now considers itself non-denominational with a “Catholic tradition,” has added a new major. The major, focused on social justice, will become available to new students in the fall. The school

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2019-08-09T17:46:27-07:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |10 Comments

Shakeup at John Paul II Institute
An attempt to impose Amoris laetitia?

More than 150 students at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome have signed a letter saying that newly approved statutes will undermine the institute’s mission and identity. “We want to express our greatest concern: the loss of

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Santa Clara University elects trustees
Four new members were chosen at the June board meeting of the Jesuit university

Four new members have been selected to join Santa Clara University’s Board of Trustees, bringing to 46 the number of individuals who help set policies and strategy for the 168-year-old University. The newly elected trustees, elected at the board’s

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2019-07-23T10:12:59-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |6 Comments