• Top Five Under-Appreciated Vatican Stories of 2017

    Top Five Under-Appreciated Vatican Stories of 2017

    • Dec 31, 2017

    Under Pope Francis, there’s a river of news every day, often making it hard to separate the important from the ephemeral. In that light, here’s a run-down of stories from the past year whose lasting significance still hasn’t been fully digested.

  • Five keys to Catholic education, according to Cardinal Versaldi

    Five keys to Catholic education, according to Cardinal Versaldi

    • Oct 21, 2017

    The Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, said, “Schools need to deepen their knowledge of what’s going on in society in both its positive and negative aspects, discerning the signs of the times, animated not by a paralyzing pessimism but rather with Christian hope founded on the faith that human history is always guided by Divine Providence despite people’s free will.”

  • Educate for hope, solidarity, common good, Vatican urges

    Educate for hope, solidarity, common good, Vatican urges

    • Sep 22, 2017

    Currently, there are more than 216,000 Catholic schools and 1,800 Catholic universities around the world “with a student population that exceeds 60 million pupils from every faith and ethnic group.” The Vatican is asking these schools to “humanize education,” helping each student develop his or her talents and discover his or her vocation while understanding that those talents and vocations are designed to be at the service of the community and the common good of all.