FaithNews
Kevin Christopher Robles
On July 1, Vincent Rougeau, the dean of Boston College Law School, will become the next president of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
FaithNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
Catholic school enrollment figures for the current school year—significantly impacted by the pandemic—dropped 6.4% or more than 111,000 students from the previous school year, which is the largest single year decline in almost 50 years.
Demonstrations in November were conducted all over Spain against the ‘Ley Celaá.’ Photo courtesy of Mas Plurales.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Bridget Ryder
A new law threatens the viability of government-supported Catholic schools in Spain.
Students at Boston College pray the Examen, while wearing masks and engaging in social distancing. (Photo courtesy of Joseph Vecchio and Emily Egan)
FaithDispatches
Kevin Christopher Robles
The coronavirus pandemic has caused campus ministries around the country to reassess how to best minister to their students.
FaithShort Take
Lance Lee
The Covid-19 pandemic is adding to the financial woes of Catholic schools in inner cities. But better management and creative fundraising may save them, writes Lance L. Lee, a parent of two children in Catholic schools.
Sixth-graders sit at their desks on the first day of classes of the new academic year at Our Lady of Victory School in Floral Park, N.Y., on Sept. 8. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
With many public schools still in virtual mode, parents are taking a new look at Catholic education. But Michael O’Loughlin reports that the reprieve from declining enrollment may be temporary.