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FaithFaith and Reason
Blase J. Cupich
No Jesuit Catholic university’s mission should be reduced to the wider culture’s understanding of social justice.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
The ‘wokeism’ crisis in public education is a historic opportunity for Catholic schools.
A cartoon depicts a row of hands holding different tools, including a hammer, a drill and a screwdriver.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Emery KoenigMichael J. Naughton
The kind of diversity sought after at a hospital, an engineering firm or a Catholic university should differ according to the gifts necessary for the mission of such institutions.
FaithLast Take
Timothy Michael Dolan
To provide quality formation—human, academic, spiritual and pastoral—to our future priests is a sacred duty. We would be able to do this better if we had fewer seminaries, all of them excellent ones.
Maggie Phillips
Schools face changing realities, including geographic population shifts, questions about affordability and a generation of parents who are less likely to participate in Catholic life than their parents or grandparents were.
Suzanne Krumpelman, counselor at St. Joseph School in Fayetteville, Ark., reads to first graders about friendship Feb. 9, 2022, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Catholic mental health professionals and diocesan officials, young people face considerable mental health challenges -- and the adults in their lives need to listen. (OSV News photo/CNS file, Travis McAfee, Arkansas Catholic)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
America Staff
Catholic schools have endured a whipsaw from the Covid-19 pandemic in recent years.