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Pajer, Flavio – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
One of the major contributions of the Catholic school to the formation of people and to the mission of the Church is religious education. In the diversity of school systems in Europe, it is possible to identify three models: the politico-conciliar, the academic-curricular and the ethical-value-based. These models evolve in line with the religious…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Institutional Mission
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Selderslagh, Guy – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
In the long history of the Catholic school in Europe, it has taken various forms, linked to local cultures and to the history, particularly religious but also political, of each state. While it is possible to account for this diversity, it is also important to highlight common features and challenges, such as secularisation and globalisation,…
Descriptors: Catholics, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Foreign Countries
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Moog, François – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
Because it has experienced a process of secularisation for more than three centuries, France can be considered as a laboratory of the relevance of faith in a society for which it is no longer the cultural matrix. By showing how the central question of secularisation is in fact that of the relationship between faith and culture, this article…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Religious Factors, Cultural Pluralism
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Lydon, John; Briody, James G. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
This article will focus on the perennial impact of the Salesian education vision in in Salesian schools in the UK. Following an introduction outlining the history of the Salesian presence in the UK, the Salesian education vision will be explored, focused on its classical characteristics, reason, religion and loving kindness. The decline in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholics, Religious Education, Catholic Schools
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McKinney, Stephen – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
This article focuses on two major issues in contemporary Catholic social justice: care for the poor and the inclusion of migrants and refugees. The care for the poor is examined in the gospels and in the contemporary articulation of the preferential option for the poor, drawing on the theology of Gustavo Gutiérrez and Jon Sobrino. Pope Francis and…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Social Justice, Caring, Poverty
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Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
According to Church statistics, 6.9 million children were enrolled in Catholic primary and secondary schools in Europe. Enrolment has remained relatively stable over the last 40 years in comparison to other regions of the world, contributing to education pluralism. This may be in part because in many countries, Catholic and private schools benefit…
Descriptors: Catholics, Catholic Schools, Catholic Educators, Religious Education
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Dixon, Robert T. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
A large number of Religious Orders administered and taught in Catholic elementary and secondary schools. This article examines their contributions to the Catholic formation and education of their students by their witness and curriculum. It discusses their contributions and the extent of them in the light of the provincial environment in which…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholics, Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries
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Aluoch, Colleta – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
This paper examines the management of secondary schools run by the Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna in Kenya. It begins with a brief history of the Congregation from its foundation in Oudenbosch to the time its mission began in Kenya. The guiding principle for Franciscan Sisters of St Anna schools is the Charism and sound traditions of the…
Descriptors: Nuns, Secondary School Teachers, Catholic Educators, Foreign Countries
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Gleeson, Jim; O'Gorman, John; O'Neill, Maureen – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
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 twenty teachers. Respondents were asked about their reasons for working in Catholic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission
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Trinidad, Jose Eos – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
Like most higher education institutions, Catholic universities experience changes and pressures due to university rankings, education marketisation, and diverse student bodies. As part of the Catholic Church, these institutions must also be faithful to their unique religious identity and mission. In this paper focusing on Jesuit institutions, the…
Descriptors: Religious Colleges, Higher Education, Catholic Schools, Professional Education
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Pring, Richard – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
The following paper gives an abbreviated account of the argument in the recent book 'Challenges for Religious Education: is there a disconnection between faith and reason?' In paying particular attention to the perceived opposition between the systematic development of religious faith, on the one hand, and, on the other, the central educational…
Descriptors: Barriers, Religious Education, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development
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Pamela, Alemreng C. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
This paper examines the historical background of the Assumption Sisters of Eldoret (ASE), its Charism and apostolate and the secondary schools run by the ASE. It seeks to understand how the Sisters deal with discipline and performance in their schools. The paper also looks at the role of ASE in the management of the schools especially in…
Descriptors: Nuns, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Secondary School Students
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Jumanne, Mary Nariangai – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
The majority of the Catholic schools under the leadership of their respective Congregations are aimed at transforming the surrounding society by conveying holistic education. The Evangelising Sisters of Mary is one of the Catholic Institutes running different schools among the less advantaged people in the society. This paper explains how the…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholics, Catholic Schools, Holistic Approach
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Canetta, Elisabetta – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
Mathematics was considered to be a universal language that God used to write the book of nature. Many of the greatest mathematicians (such as Descartes, Leibniz, Euler, Cantor) saw their mathematical work as a way to have a clearer insight into the existence of God and His infinity, as well as to glorify His name. This paper explores the…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Colleges, Mathematics Instruction, Religious Factors
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Farid, Md Shaikh – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2023
The Congregation of Holy Cross has been working on evangelisation and education in Bangladesh for more than 170 years. This study examines the educational mission of the Congregation in Bangladesh. The study is conducted from a historical perspective. The paper is based primarily on the examination of written documents -- primary and secondary --…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Education, Educational Objectives, Institutional Mission
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