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Top 10 Signs of Renewal in Catholic Schools - There are exciting things happening in Catholic education, The Cardinal Newman Society has concluded after reviewing hundreds of articles about Catholic elementary and secondary schools published during the 2015-2016 academic year. A number of schools on the Newman Society’s Catholic Education Honor Roll are expanding and have implemented new programs and curricula to further nourish students in the faith while providing an excellent academic ed...
There are exciting things happening in Catholic education, The Cardinal Newman Society has concluded after reviewing hundreds of articles about Catholic elementary and secondary schools published during the 2015-2016 academic year.<br /> <br /> A number of schools on the Newman Society’s Catholic Education Honor Roll are expanding and have implemented new programs and curricula to further nourish students in the faith while providing an excellent...
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Top 10 Signs of Renewal in Catholic Colleges - The 2015-2016 academic year was a good one in many ways for Catholic higher education, The Cardinal Newman Society has concluded after reviewing hundreds of news reports about positive signs of strong Catholic identity. These examples show that faithful Catholic education is flourishing on many campuses, forming students morally, spiritually and intellectually, in sharp contrast to the scandals at many wayward Catholic universities. Representat...
The 2015-2016 academic year was a good one in many ways for Catholic higher education, The Cardinal Newman Society has concluded after reviewing hundreds of news reports about positive signs of strong Catholic identity. These examples show that faithful Catholic education is flourishing on many campuses, forming students morally, spiritually and intellectually, in sharp contrast to the scandals at many wayward Catholic universities.<br /> <br /> ...
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Catholic Colleges Embrace ‘Demonic’ Gender Ideology in Housing Policies
The College of the Holy Cross, a Jesuit, Catholic institution in Worcester, Mass., will implement a new housing policy in the 2016-2017 academic year that embraces gender ideology, which Pope Francis has called “demonic” and a threat to the family. <br /> <br /> The updated housing policy “will allow students of different sexes to room together based on gender identity,” according to <g class="gr_ gr_35 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_run_anim Grammar only-...
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College Students Learn to Battle Catholic Identity Abuses on Campus
Catholic college students who attended this month’s “Standing Up for Faith & Freedom” seminar in Virginia told The Cardinal Newman Society that not only do they want to see an end to Catholic identity abuses on campuses, but they want to be part of the solution in rebuilding faithful Catholic education.<br /> <br /> “Yes, we are fighting an uphill battle,” said Joseph Shaneyfelt, a senior at the Newman Guide-recommended Benedictine College in Atc...
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Lavender Graduations Harmful to Students at Catholic Colleges
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Serving LGBT Students in Catholic Schools - How do Catholic schools best serve students who struggle with same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria (popularly called “transgendered”)? What should a school’s policies prescribe in order to prevent confusion, disputes and even litigation?  Previously, these questions were often addressed behind closed doors, as administrators worked quietly on a case-by-case basis and often within traditional moral norms. However, since this past summer’s Suprem...
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Campus Speakers: Why They Matter - Bill Clinton. Cecile Richards. Joe Biden. Wendy Davis. What do they have in common? For us, it’s this: Catholic colleges this spring have invited these public figures to enjoy prominent campus platforms and public honors, despite their public opposition to Catholic teaching on abortion and same-sex marriage. Why does this matter? Because it’s a betrayal of the mission of Catholic education and a scandal. It concerns not only The Cardinal Newman Society but...
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Diocese: Catholic School Teachers Have Duty to Be ‘Moral Exemplars’
Fort Wayne – South Bend Bishop Kevin Rhoades’ pre-contract document to his diocesan school teachers deserves high praise for emphasizing adherence to Catholic moral teachings both inside and outside the classroom, said Dr. Denise Donohue, deputy director of The Cardinal Newman Society’s K-12 education programs. Donohue added that the well-cited and detailed document is important for the protection of Catholic identity in the diocese’s schools.<br...
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Marquette Professor Claims Breach of Contract in Suit Against University
Marquette University Associate Professor John McAdams filed a lawsuit against the University on Monday for “illegally suspending” him in the fall of 2014 and “making the decision to terminate his tenure and fire him from Marquette” over a blog post. The post criticized an instructor who called a student’s defense of marriage “homophobic.” <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.will-law.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2016-05-02-File-Stamped-SC-with-Exh...
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Newman Society on EWTN: 'The Catholic University as Witness'
Patrick Reilly, <g class="gr_ gr_6 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_run_anim Punctuation only-ins replaceWithoutSep" id="6" data-gr-id="6">founder</g> and president of The Cardinal Newman Society, will appear on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) program "Franciscan University Presents" next week to discuss the special witness Catholic colleges and universities are called to give. <br /> <br /> Reilly will join the show's host Michael Hernon, vice pr...
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Jesuit Priests’ Proposal to Challenge Planned Parenthood at Georgetown Was Rejected
Two Jesuit professors at Georgetown University lobbied to have a pro-life speaker on-stage with Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards when she spoke on campus, but the proposal — made to help facilitate the “free exchange of ideas” — was rejected by the organizers of the event, the campus newspaper <em>The Hoya</em> <a href="http://www.thehoya.com/richards-event-sees-gu-dc-backlash/">reported</a>. <br /> <br /> “It’s wounding to me that students...
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Special Report: Church Leaders Honored by Faithful Catholic Colleges
Even while at least 10 Catholic colleges have made scandalous choices for commencement speakers and honorees this year (see our separate roundup), colleges recognized in <a href="http://www.cardinalnewmansociety.org/TheNewmanGuide/RecommendedColleges.aspx"><em>The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College</em></a> by The Cardinal Newman Society will instead highlight their strong commitment to Catholic education by honoring top leaders in the C...
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Founded in 1993, the mission of The Cardinal Newman Society is to promote and defend faithful Catholic education.

The Society seeks to fulfill its mission in numerous ways, including supporting education that is faithful to the teaching and tradition of the Catholic Church; producing and disseminating research and publications on developments and best practices in Catholic education; and keeping Catholic leaders and families informed. 

The Society is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization supported by individuals, businesses and foundations.  Join the movement for faithful Catholic education today by making a donation or signing up for a no-cost membership.

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