The pope spoke to the De La Salle Christian Brothers.
Pope Francis has said that Catholic education and formation are more important than ever in “an age awash in information often transmitted without wisdom or critical sense.”
The governor of Nigeria’s Ondo State has promised to reinstate the ownership of schools initially belonging to Catholic missionaries within his jurisdiction after close to five decades of confiscation.
The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Kimberley Diocese has said that Catholic schools as communities have a responsibility of upholding and promoting faith and learning as two natural partners that cannot be separated.
Catholic schools in South Sudan’s Wau Diocese are set to introduce the Child Safeguarding Policy this year, a move aimed at boosting the efforts of agencies concerned with protecting the rights of children in the Diocese.
Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have faulted the government's decision to suspend 600 Catholic schools claiming that the learning institutions are among those operating under “fake authorization certificates.”
While South Sudan has officially changed from East African Time (E.A.T.) zone to Central African Time (C.A.T.), the leadership of Catholic Schools in the country’s Metropolitan Archdiocese of Juba has decided to stick to their previous schedule.
The Archbishop of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Kinshasa Archdiocese has defended his decision to engage teachers who practice Catholicism in Catholic-sponsored Primary Schools within his jurisdiction, saying the move fosters Catholic identity.
Following the push by two United Nations agencies for the government to reopen schools in South Sudan, the Director for Education in the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has proposed that all partners in the education sector hold talks on the COVID-19 aspects before children are allowed back to class.