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In new school, Byzantine spirituality meets Montessori method

With the goal of encountering children on a more personal level to meet their academic and spiritual needs, a Montessori school influenced by the Byzantine Catholic tradition is opening in Denver, Colorado. Pauline Meert, who co-founded Sophia Montessori Academy along with Irene O’Brien, said the two “wanted to combine Montessori and Catholicism because it just

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What can evangelize the world? A good Catholic school.

The Catholic school can be a missionary force to bring Christ to the world, the Bishop of Phoenix has said in a new apostolic letter. “A mark of a truly Catholic school is the fruit that is borne in the lives of its graduates,” Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix said. “That fruit is to

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An old anti-Catholic law has resurfaced in Georgia

An amendment from the 1870s that was once used to target Catholics is now being invoked in Georgia once again to challenge a scholarship program allowing children to attend religious schools. And the use of the amendment is deeply unacceptable, religious freedom advocates say. “Georgia’s program is helping low-income children. It would be a terrible

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Bishops’ agency ‘disappointed’ by faith cap for free schools

Catholic Church still effectively blocked from opening free schools thanks to admissions’ cap The Catholic bishops’ education agency has expressed disappointment that the Catholic Church is effectively blocked from opening any free schools despite a Conservative promise to create hundreds more. Earlier this week David Cameron unveiled 18 more of the schools in the latest

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