February 3, 2009

Consultations to focus on future of Catholic schools

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien will unveil his vision for Catholic education’s future in two closed-door consultation meetings Feb. 10 and 12 at St. John the Evangelist in Columbia.
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Schools should have been closed on inauguration day

The recent article “Catholics to tune in for inauguration” (CR, Jan. 15) was both interesting and disappointing. The decision rendered to keep schools open on inauguration day bespoke of cultural inadequacy and the added policy of recording a student’s absence as “unexcused” raised once again gross insensitivity. The policy served as a barrier of evangelization...
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