In an American educational system threatened by scientism, relativism, and the lack of adult role models, where can we begin to rebuild? University Professor Brad Gregory discusses how the recovery begins with an “I” deeply committed to reality.
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Educators and school administrators from across America and Puerto Rico spent four days at the annual EdConference in Boston to discuss “the risk of education,” judging together the daily reality they face in schools and their own methods of answering it.
A father’s challenge, bringing suit against the state of Québec, where, by law, Ethics and Religious Culture are taught. Supposedly “neutral” lessons seek to neutralize parents and libertas Ecclesiae. What is the source of the defense of education?
The Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples also arrived in the United States, in the form of a presentation on June 3rd by a panel that included Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the jurist Joseph Weiler, and Mary Ann Glendon, former U.S. Ambassador.
The annual CL university students vacation took place this year on the shores of Lake Tahoe, California. The theme–“Something That Comes Before”–was, quite appropriately, more than talked about. It was experienced.
The 30th edition of the Meeting in Rimini, Italy began on August 23 with a presentation in Paris. On the stage, among others, was Yves Coppens, a famed scientist. He was asked to comment on this year’s theme in light of his own experience.
When the University of Notre Dame invited President Obama to speak at its Commencement ceremony and receive an honorary degree in law, many Catholics protested. The CL Community at the school, led by Paolo Carozza, Professor of Law, decided to act.
22,000 slaughtered by Russians in a forest. A page of history from WWII that still divides opinions. Let’s go beyond the historical debates. What is at the heart of the Polish filmmaker’s film? This is a question that concerns us here and right now.
March 20th to the 22nd, the first ever CLU Exercises were held in the US in Philadelphia, and attended by college students from all over the country. This was a moment to witness where Christ is present in our lives and to prepare for Easter.
150 years after the publication of The Origin of Species, and 200 years after the birth of its author, a convention has been organized by the Pontifical Gregorian University to assess one of history’s most significant scientific discoveries.
Peter Hodgson, a world-renowned Oxford professor for over 55 years, died this past December. One of his colleagues, a close friend, recounts how he discovered in him a great man of faith.
Essayist, literature teacher, and once a promising tennis player, he is among the greatest contemporary American authors. He had no fear of the naked truth about himself, as a short story written just before his tragic death reveals
The Hamas rockets, the Israeli reaction, and war breaks out again in the Gaza Strip. Is there nothing that can make them overcome the divisions? “A common journey towards the truth,” answers writer Aharon Applefeld, and the help of men “of genuine faith”.
“What struck me most about the Synod was the unity.” The Primate of Canada revisits a milestone in the life of the Church: the encounter with Christ; the relationship between faith and exegesis; and the movements.
A bar that has become a “mission outpost,” women who discover “a more real world,” and men who wanted to run away but now party in the quarter. These are scenes of Naples where the “crisis” is permanent, but where something is happening to overcome it...