- Oct 26, 2020
As the new academic year arrives, school systems across the United States are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Catholic educators have an extra challenge — trying to forestall a relentless wave of closures of their schools that has no end in sight.
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.