Thursday, July 25, 2013

"Why be Catholic?" V

The undisputed evangelical truth ...

"Far from treating knowledge as a threat to faith, the Church has played a significant role in education in all stages of life.

"The Church was among the earliest institutions to provide education to poor children and to girls.

"In the United States, the parochial school system provided, and still provides, education in a Catholic context to thousands and helps the children of immigrants assimilate into American culture.

"This commitment to education does not end with high school graduation.

"Catholic colleges and universities rank among the most highly esteemed institutions in the United States.

"The Church's commitment to education continues today and spans all stages of formal education from preschool to college ..."


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