Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, writing in the Times on 7th December 2007, underlines the importance of schools teaching values to young people.In Britain today we risk undervaluing and misconceiving our schools. We think in terms of league tables of academic resulread more
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
Young people, deprived of the true love that gives meaning to life, are at risk of losing hope, said PopeBenedict XVI in his address before reciting the Angelus on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. He reflected on today’s youth, who are read more
ZENIT reports that Pope Benedict XVI, in an address to seven new ambassadors on 13th December 2007, affirmed that Youth are a nation’s greatest resources and that their education should be an international priority.
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CNA reports that a document entitled “A Doctrinal Note on Some Aspects of Evangelization” was published on 14th December 2007 at the Vatican. The note emphasizes the need for Catholics to share their faith in Christ and to be “instruments of Hisread more
CNA reports that Pope Benedict has recently stressed the impact of Jesus’ birth upon the world. That God’s son became a man means that mankind is able to become truly human, that this message of salvation must be shared and that peace will come to theread more
Respecting religious freedom in the world today means combating “Christianophobia, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism,” says Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for relations with states at the Vatican Secretariat of State.
In the past few weeks, co- incident with the reception of Tony Blair into the Catholic Church, there have been media reports that Roman Catholicism is already, or is soon to become, the largest practising religious grouping in the UK, overtaking Anglicaniread more
A group of teachers and students forced Pope Benedict XVI to cancel his visit to La Sapienza Unversity in Rome this week. But the Pope has made public the address that he had written for the occasion. It is the follow-up to the formidable lecture in Regread more
ZENIT reports Pope Benedicts XVI’s view that young people are need a “real education” to face the challenges of life. In a recent letter, Benedict XVI noted that education today “seems to be becoming ever more difficult. […] read more