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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.
Arts & CultureBooks
Paul Lakeland
While a new book of letters between Jack Miles and Mark C. Taylor uses the early months of the pandemic as the background and occasion for their letters, the friendship they display is vastly more interesting.
Patrick Cullinan
The precious blood is an important part of Communion, but many people are afraid of the risk of cross-contamination from a shared chalice. Why shouldn’t we simply use separate cups? There are a few reasons.
Nurse-bioethicist Christine Grady, left, and her husband, Dr. Anthony Fauci, a physician and scientist, right, are joined by Mary McGinnity, president and CEO of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps.
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Zimmerman - Catholic News Service
Dr. Anthony Fauci, famous for his work at the National Institutes of Health since 1984, and his wife received the Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Award for Exemplary Public Service from the Ignatian Volunteer Corps.
Students walk across 24th Street after the 24th Street dedication and ribbon cutting on the Creighton University campus in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.
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Margery A. Beck - Associated Press
The Nebraska Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Creighton University students who sought to be exempt from the private Catholic school’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate last year.
A basketball court in a concrete yard, surrounding by a prison building
Politics & SocietyNews
Scott Bauer - Associated Press
A Wisconsin judge ruled against the state prison system on Thursday, saying its Covid-19 visitor policy that barred Catholic clergy from meeting with inmates for more than a year violated religious freedom.