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Bishop Robert J. McManus in red vestments and a miter at St. Peter’s Basilica.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Mass., stripped the “Catholic” moniker from a Jesuit-run school over its decision to continue flying flags supporting L.G.B.T. pride and Black Lives Matter.
Solar panels are seen on the roof of the Paul VI audience hall at the Vatican in this Dec. 1, 2010, file photo. Installing “green rooftops” are one way for colleges to participate in the Laudato Si’ Action Platform. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael SchuckNancy Tuchman
“Laudato Si’” reveals global ecological challenges that threaten our very existence. Catholic universities cannot wait to embrace clean energy and help build a sustainable world.
The author, his father and his infant son outdoors in front of a tree.
FaithFaith in Focus
John Dougherty
Our shared name is a constant reminder that the work I do today is not on behalf of some shapeless ideal of a better world, but for the world that my children will grow up in.
FaithShort Take
Shelby Kearns
Far from encouraging sexual activity, the right kind of sex education can teach children that they have the agency to say “no.” Parishes and faith-based groups are ideal for delivering this message.
Kathryn Post – Religion News Service
At Washington Jesuit Academy, students compete for honor roll in bright classrooms, whizzing around athletic fields during three daily recesses and learning a wide range of skills, from gardening to computer coding.
Georgetown University’s description of its philosophy program promises to equip students "with important skills for living with themselves from day to day.” (Photo of John Carroll statue in front of Healy Hall from iStock/aimintang)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joseph J. Dunn
Liberal arts universities face the twin crises of an enrollment decline and a perception of irrelevancy. They should abandon any squeamishness about using better marketing techniques.