- Aug 9, 2020
The history of Black Catholics in the U.S. is a dramatic mix of struggles and breakthroughs, but it has been largely ignored in the curriculum of Catholic schools. That may soon change.
A new study reveals both a decline in American religiosity.
Prior to joining a call with President Trump last month, Catholic leaders were advised that their participation could subject them to further overtures from the president’s reelection campaign.
A new deal between Big Shoulders Foundation and the archdiocese of Chicago will shift operational control to a private foundation.
Opened in 2001, De La Salle is a founding member of the Cristo Rey Network, the only association of high schools in the country that integrate college preparatory academics with four years of professional work experience. The first Cristo Rey school began in Chicago in 1996; there are now 37 such schools nationwide; all serve low-income populations.
Established in 1883 to carry on the historic mission of Catholic education to enlighten and empower the vulnerable and voiceless, ICA Cristo Rey Academy in San Francisco fulfills its ministry by joining with 152 corporate partners to integrate professional work experience with a four-year college prep curriculum and give economically disadvantaged girls a career-enhancing edge.