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This week on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley chat with Linda K. Wertheimer about her recent article about renewed efforts in some parts of the country to get prayer back into public schools.
Justice Hardy, a writer on the television series "True Lies," holds up a sign as members of The Writers Guild of America picket outside Warner Bros. Studios, on May 2, 2023, in Burbank, Calif. The use of ChatGPT is as controversial in the entertainment industry as it is in schools. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
LuElla D'Amico
Even writing instructors are being pressured to use ChatGPT, and to allow their students to use it. But if allow such shortcuts in the creative process, we endanger our students’ psychological development.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Maggie Phillips
Parents should take a lead in giving their children an accurate picture about sex and reproduction, but too many young adults never learn the basics about fertility.
Children's feet in a school
Charles J. Russo
The key question in this case is not whether a charter would help or harm local education, but whether explicitly religious instruction at charter schools is constitutional.
Students eat lunch in the cafeteria at V. H. Lassen Academy of Science and Nutrition in Phoenix on Jan. 31, 2023. (AP Photo/Alberto Mariani)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Dwayne David Paul
Catholics should support universal free school meals both because it aids the poor and because it promotes the common good.
A priest in white robes speaks with a young girl in a jacket that reads "Newtown Lacrosse"
Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service
Reflecting on the horror and the events of the intervening years, Msgr. Weiss said: “Gratitude sustains me. I pray a lot and try to keep myself in the Lord’s hands.”