Matt EmersonOctober 30, 2015

Catholic News Agency reports on a new foundation created by Pope Francis to advance Catholic education:

Observing the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's declaration on Christian education, Pope Francis on Wednesday established a foundation meant to promote Catholic education worldwide.
 
 
“I am grateful to the Congregation for Catholic Education for the initiatives organised for this 50th anniversary of the declaration Gravissimum educationis,” the Holy Father wrote in an Oct. 28 chirograph, a letter circulated in the Roman Curia.
 
“I am likewise pleased to learn that the same Dicastery wishes to constitute on this occasion a Foundation named Gravissimum educationis, with the aim of pursuing 'scientific and cultural ends, intended to promote Catholic education in the world',” he wrote, quoting the foundation's statutes.

Read the rest here.

Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.

The latest from america

Pope Francis, in a keynote address to the popular movements, called for a universal basic income and the shortening of the working day. He also praised the protest movement that followed the murder of George Floyd.
Gerard O’ConnellOctober 16, 2021
Sir David Amess, one of the most prominent Catholic politicians in the U.K. Parliament, was stabbed repeatedly by a man who sprinted into his offices at noon Oct. 15.
Catholic News ServiceOctober 15, 2021
I am not a fan of billionaire space flights. But then I watched Mr. Shatner weep like he had seen the face of God when he got back to Earth.
Jim McDermottOctober 15, 2021
Creators Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo deliver a show with impressive emotional range that achieves an honest portrayal of the hardships that many Indigenous communities face.
Keara HanlonOctober 15, 2021