Catholic Education

Young attendees at last year's Religious Education Congress in Anaheim. (CNS photo/Victor Aleman, Angelus News)
Jim McDermott March 16, 2018
Composer John Flaherty has been overseeing renewal and experimentation at the R.E.C.’s worship services for almost three decades.
After World War II, American classrooms swelled with baby boomers. Desperate for English-speaking sisters, some bishops turned to Ireland for help.
The question of whether students at Catholic high schools should be cut off from programs that benefit other students is being debated in Vermont and across the nation. (Images: iStock, Wikimedia Commons; Composite: America)
Michael J. O’Loughlin March 14, 2018
While the vast majority of Vermont students are eligible for the vouchers, which pay the full cost of up to two college classes, students who attend religious and other private schools are not.
Most Catholic schools across the country did not sanction walkouts, but planned to support youth-led advocacy through prayer.
"Anxiety is the number one problem," a program spokeswoman said.
Colleen Dulle February 26, 2018
Now more than half of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States have issued such statements.