More priestly vocations coming from Catholic homeschoolers: study

Apr 13, 2018 by

by Lisa Bourne, LifeSite: Vocations to the Catholic priesthood are thriving in the greatest numbers among homeschooled students, a new study says. Young American men who have been homeschooled are four times more likely to enter seminary than those educated by Catholic institutions, according to...

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Sunday schools protected in key religious freedom victory

Apr 11, 2018 by

from Evangelical Alliance: The Government has abandoned plans to register and inspect out-of-school education settings, announcing this in a report on their call for evidence released today. In so doing, they have taken an important step to protect religious freedom. In deciding not to pursue...

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Who is really running OFSTED?

Mar 29, 2018 by

from Christians in Education: It’s a pertinent question. Who is really running Ofsted? To outward appearances Ofsted and the Department for Education work together, but the reality behind the rhetoric may be rather different. Contrasting messages have certainly been emerging from both departments...

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C of E vicar protests against use of ‘Valuing All God’s Children” in schools

Mar 23, 2018 by

Anglican Mainstream report. Extracts from correspondence show a parish vicar’s polite but firm engagement with Diocesan Education leaders, saying that Valuing All God’s Children (VAGC) “does not reflect an Anglican/ C of E position, doctrinally or pastorally.” [The text of VAGC, and articles...

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Former Archbishop of Canterbury Joins Atheists in Attack on Catholic Education Plans

Mar 20, 2018 by

By K.V.Turley, National Catholic Register. A former leader of the Anglican church has joined forces with Richard Dawkins and other prominent atheists, secularists and Muslims to attack plans to allow Catholic schools to expand. On March 6, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams co-signed a...

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Ofsted has enough powers – it just needs to use them properly

Mar 12, 2018 by

by David Kurten, The Conservative Woman: Ofsted has launched a new power grab. Once again it is pushing to inspect out-of-school settings such as churches, after-school clubs, Scouts and Guides. Ofsted Chief Amanda Spielman wants to extend inspections from ‘main education’ – schools which teach...

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