Articles of relevance to schools – including Catholic schools – in Scotland and elsewhere.
The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education is convinced that the experience in Catholic schools should be understood as an experience of communion. This is expressed in a newly-released document “Educating Together in Catholic Schools: A Shread more
When I was representing the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland at a recent conference attended by colleagues from across Europe, I was struck by the significant variations in the ways that Catholic education is provided in many European countries.
Catholic Education Week (26th January to 2nd February 2008) As we enter Catholic Education Week 2008, we celebrate what is distinctive and excellent about Catholic Education in Scotland. We look forward to the continuing development of Catholic schools, tread more
First Minister Alex SalmondCardinal Winning Education LectureUniversity of Glasgow, Saturday, February 2, 2008 Your Eminence, Your Grace, My Lords, Reverend Fathers, ladies and gentlemen. It is a great honour to be invited to deliver this year’s Cread more
This is the text of Cardinal O’Brien’s speech to Catholic Secondary Head Teachers on 1 May 2008. Attached files SCESNews_Aug 2012_lowres.pdf (9.9 MB)
In this article which appeared in the Independent on Suday 31st August 2008, Melanie McDonagh argues that Faith schools work – untill you take the faith away. Attached files SCESNews_Jan 13_final.pdf (9.9 MB)
Catholic schools are a concrete manifestation of the right to freedom of education, says Benedict XVI.
The Pope expressed this conviction on 25th September 2008 during an address in the apostolic palace at Castel Gandolfo to representatives of Italread more
In this article, Leonard Franchi reminds us of the importance of the great riches and traditions bequeathed to the Church to help us to understand various aspects of Church life and teaching. He highlights the importance of various Church documents on tread more
The choice of theme for Catholic Education Week in 2009 – Bringing Values to Life – could not be more appropriate at this time. For, as we look around the world, we see overwhelming evidence that society’s awareness of values is significaread more
“The most dangerous consequence of an undiscerning application of the principle of inclusion is the loss of the sense that not everything is true – truth being ultimately the object of all intelligent searching, not beholding to opinion, but tread more