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FaithShort Take
Peter McFadden
We should not expect pre-Cana to solve the marriage crisis. There are relationship habits that should be taught to our youth long before they contemplate a wedding.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
The Rev. Thomas J. Shelley, who died on Monday, taught generations of priests, men and women religious and lay scholars the ins and outs of Catholic history.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“If Catholic schools were a state, they’d be the highest performing in the nation on all four N.A.E.P. tests,” Kathleen Porter-Magee, the superintendent of Partnership Schools, pointed out on Twitter.
students at Kellenberg High do STEM science project in a classroom with lab equipment, all four students are wearing gray blazers and safety goggles
Christopher Parker
Advocates from three faith traditions lobbied together for a program that would help fund science and math education in New York state’s religious schools.
A blue sign for Roncalli High School in Indianapolis
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
U.S. District Judge Richard Young said the Indianapolis Archdiocese and its schools can select, retain or dismiss faculty according to their religious standards.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The cardinal who, until now, served as the Vatican’s chief archivist and librarian, had long been rumored to be named prefect of this newly created Vatican office.