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Faith for the Next Generation - Donald DeMarco

"If there is one thing you could tell your parents, what would that be?" This question was directed by a TV hostess to a teenage girl. The girl’s face gleamed at the chance of being a parent to her parents and being given permission to tell them exactly what they needed to be told.  Read more...

Faith on Campus - Robert Early

Do you think college today is a faith-friendly place? That university culture is free of anti-Christian bias? That your child's teachers are pure seekers of truth with no axes to grind? If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you.  Read more...

Faith, Reason and the University: Memories and Reflections - Pope Benedict XVI

Here is a Vatican translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered to scientists at the University of Regensburg, where he was a professor and vice rector from 1969 to 1971.  Read more...

Faith, Wonder, and the Method - Joshua Schulz

The adoption of a technocratic view of reason altered an established, richer view of reason in several ways.  Read more...

Fanatical Secularism - Charles L. Glenn

The Supreme Court’s majority opinion in the Cleveland voucher case, Zelman v. Simmons-Harris, was of course the most newsworthy aspect of the decision, but the dissents were no less revealing. In about 500 words, Justice Stevens managed to use the word “indoctrination” four times and “religious strife” twice.  Read more...

Farewell to Judgment - Roger Scruton

The sciences aim to explain the world: they build theories that are tested through experiment, and which describe the workings of nature and the deep connections between cause and effect. Nothing like that is true of the humanities.  Read more...

Fides et Ratio (Faith and Reason) - John E. Fagan

The Teachings of Pope John Paul II: Summaries of Papal Documents by John E. Fagan succinctly summarizes the Pope's major documents with an emphasis on issues of interest to the laity. It is perfect as an introduction or as a quick reference guide to John Paul II's voluminous writings.  Read more...

Fifteen Points to Remember for the New Catholic Teacher - Douglas McManaman

The following are points that might help the young teacher maintain the beauty and luster of his own vocation as a Catholic teacher.  Read more...

Fighting the Columbine copycats - Barbara Kay

I’m weighing in on the Virginia Tech massacre bandwagon rather late, because when news of the tragedy broke, I was in Quebec City for my annual week of French immersion.  Read more...

Five Essential Marks of Catholic Schools - Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB

Papal interventions and Roman documents repeatedly emphasize that certain characteristics must be present for a school to be considered authentically Catholic.   Read more...

Flannery O’Connor on the Banning of Books in High Schools - Andrew Ellison

One of my favorite short essays by Flannery O’Connor is a piece called “Total Effect and the Eighth Grade,” found in the posthumous collection entitled Mystery and Manners.   Read more...

For city kids and city neighborhoods - George Weigel

It’s commencement season and tens of thousands of students are graduating from inner-city Catholic elementary schools.   Read more...

Foreword to Beauty in the Word - Anthony Esolen

I should like to introduce Stratford Caldecott's wonderful and much needed book with an anecdote, followed by a brief survey of the wasteland.  Read more...

Forgive me, Father, for I have defaulted - Father Raymond J. de Souza

One of the important public policy shifts of the past generations has been the realization by governments that personal virtue has public consequences.  Read more...

Fostering an Ethic of Excellence - Ron Berger

Once students see that they are capable of excellence, they are never quite satisfied with less.  Read more...

Fr. James V. Schall on Political Philosophy - James V. Schall, S.J.

James V. Schall, S. J. has had a venerable career in teaching and publishing. He is Professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. The Claremont Institute's Ken Masugi interviewed Dr. Schall.   Read more...

Free to Choose - Milton Friedman

Little did I know when I published an article in 1955 on "The Role of Government in Education" that it would lead to my becoming an activist for a major reform in the organization of schooling, and indeed that my wife and I would be led to establish a foundation to promote parental choice.  Read more...

Freedom is not opting out, Pope says - Father Raymond J. de Souza

‘It can never be attained by turning from God’  Read more...

Freshman Orientation - Professor Theophilus

Should believers only attend Christian colleges? Professor Theophilus has some advice about choosing where to go to school.  Read more...

Gentlemen Don’t Wrestle With Ladies - Mark T. Mitchell

Edmund Burke lamented that the age of chivalry has passed.   Read more...

Go Wichita - William J. Bennett

Save the Catholic schools.  Read more...

God and man at Loyola - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Bizarrely, Quebec is insisting that Catholics declare they are agnostic about Catholicism.  Read more...

Good Sportsmanship - Donald DeMarco

We are all aware of the fact that media images and reality do not always coincide. In fact, the image that the media presents to us can be the polar opposite of the reality it replaces.  Read more...

Good? Bad? or None of the Above? - William Damon

It is an odd mark of our time that the first question people ask about character education is whether public schools should be doing it at all. The question is odd because it invites us to imagine that schooling, which occupies about a third of a child's waking time, somehow could be arranged to play no role in the formation of a child's character.   Read more...

Guidelines for Sex Education - The Pontifical Council for the Family

The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality, published by the Pontifical Council for the Family, is an extremely important document."Hard-hitting and eloquent and the result of 21 years of study and consultation, it states a powerful case for traditional Christian sexual morality.  Read more...


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