Category: Education

Why Cursive Writing Is Disappearing from Our Classrooms

I can also testify to the fact that for years, scores of students have been washing up on the shores of higher education without these skills, let alone with any knowledge of grammar or of the writing process itself, and hence unable upon arrival, they are unable to construct a coherent paragraph, let alone a basic five-paragraph essay.

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Needing Some Clarity About Sexual Sin

In the end, we can have all the homilies and articles and pamphlets explaining the benefits of chastity, but we are failing the flock if we don’t have better explanations regarding the process of reconciliation and returning to chastity. People need to know the uncomfortable details. They need to be told, “if you commit a sexual sin, here’s how you confess it.”

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After SCOTUS Marriage Decision, Bishops Start Environmental Justice Program

On June 18, Pope Francis released his second encyclical, Laudato si’, and on June 26 the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage with their Obergefell v. Hodges decision. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops responded very differently to these events.

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