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Sánchez-Tabernero, Alfonso; Torralba, José M. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This article describes the way in which the Catholic faith shapes education at the University of Navarra. The two aspects of the institution's identity, i.e. the Catholic dimension and the university dimension, are not juxtaposed and one is not favoured over the other. Rather, they work together and mutually reinforce each other. The article will…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Religious Education, Christianity
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D'Souza, Mario O. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
Readers of this journal will recall two articles on the Catholic philosophy education: "Towards a contemporary Catholic philosophy of education," by Brendan Carmody SJ, [Carmody, Brendan. (2011). "Towards a Contemporary Catholic Philosophy of Education." "International Studies in Catholic Education" 3 (2): 106-119],…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Philosophy, Catholics, Religious Factors
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Madero, Cristobal – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
The preparation, convocation, and implementation of the Second Vatican Council sparked changes at theological and organisational levels in the Catholic church. Both types of changes created a new structure for the relationship of different elements within the church and between the church and the world. This was not the first time the Catholic…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholics, Christianity, Clergy
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Friel, Raymond – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This paper draws on the findings of a small-scale research study based on interviews with twenty serving Catholic headteachers from the primary and secondary phases and from the maintained and independent sectors. The focus of the study was to explore the concept of 'spiritual capital' among the headteachers and to evaluate the impact of two major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Educators, Principals, Interviews
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Gleeson, Jim; O'Gorman, John; O'Neill, Maureen – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This paper reports on the opinions of teachers in Queensland Catholic schools regarding the identity, purposes and characteristics of Catholic schools. It draws on survey data from 2287 teachers in Catholic schools as well as semi-structured interviews with 20 teachers. Respondents were asked about their reasons for working in Catholic Education…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Religious Education, Educational Environment
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Griffin, Marie – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
In the first half of 2007, Catholic Education an Irish Schools Trust (CEIST) was established when several Religious Congregations handed trusteeship of their schools to a lay company. As CEIST--in the Irish language the word 'CEIST' means 'question'--completes 10 years serving the needs of its 110 secondary schools, it seems an appropriate time to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Catholic Schools, School Administration
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Igelmo Zaldívar, Jon; Lemke Duque, Carl Antonius – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This study focuses on two major aspects of Jesuit pedagogy in Spain that should be held in mind in order to understand Jesuit educational transformations after the Second Vatican Council: Firstly (A), the theological renewal undertaken since the end of the 1960s, mainly by the Jesuit institute "Fe y Secularidad" founded in 1967 and the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Catholics, Educational History, Catholic Schools
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McKinney, Stephen J. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This article argues that although the preferential option for the poor is associated with Catholic schools there is an insufficient depth in the knowledge and understanding of this concept and the implications for the aims and operation of Catholic schools. The article provides a concise overview of the care for the poor in the Vatican documents…
Descriptors: Poverty, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Institutional Mission
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Cheung, Cherry Wun Mei; Fieldhouse, Sujun; Kwong, Caleb – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
Catholic educationalists have long stressed the role of Catholic universities in advancing the cause of social justice to counter the increasing commodification of business relationships and the lack of social responsibilities of the business world. Is this rhetoric or reality? In this empirical paper involving 501 US universities that have an…
Descriptors: Correlation, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Social Justice
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Admirand, Peter – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This article examines why liberation theology needs to be a core resource in religious education settings, especially in Catholic secondary schools. It will first touch on key tenets of liberation theology and the reasons why it was silenced and underused. It will then analyse poverty in the Jewish tradition as an interfaith resource and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Secondary School Students, Educational Benefits, Catholic Schools
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Go, J. C. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
While critical rationality is an explicit goal of Catholic education, its practice in confessional Catholic religious education can be problematic for epistemological reasons: the prevailing Catholic religious epistemology may not be conducive to critical thinking in the RE classroom. A survey among 1068 teachers conducted in fifteen Catholic…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Beliefs
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Ajayi, Maria Natalia – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
The Word of God is 'the true light that enlightens everyone who comes into the world' and is the driving force behind the charism of the Immaculate Heart Sisters (IHM). Charles Heerey wanted the Sisters to be 'the fairest of the children of God'. Their life must be modelled on Jesus Christ, the great teacher and master to humanity. In view of this…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Religious Education, Catholics, Churches
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Versaldi, Giuseppe – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
The conciliar declaration Gravissimum Educationis states that "All men of every race, condition and age, since they enjoy the dignity of a human being, have an inalienable right to an education that is in keeping with their ultimate goal, their ability, their sex, and the culture and tradition of their country, and also in harmony with their…
Descriptors: Christianity, Humanism, Individual Differences, Social Justice
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Walsh, Paddy – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
Papers in this journal on Bernard Lonergan by Brendan Carmody (2011) and on Karl Rahner by Sean Whittle (2014) have considered their significance for a philosophy of Catholic education. They were stars in the Catholic intellectual firmament in the mid-to-late twentieth century, acknowledged for their command of the longstanding Catholic traditions…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Moscato, Maria Teresa; Triani, Pierpaolo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
The authors are currently Coordinators of the Working Group on "Religiosity and Religious Education" established within the Italian Society of Pedagogy (SIPED). The internal structure of the Society, which gathers all academic scholars of Educational Sciences (including PhDs and subject experts), does not consist of formal sub-branches,…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Religion
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