Education

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Fr Peter Weiss, SSJ, head of campus ministry at St Augustine High in New Orleans, dead at 70

A Josephite known for his service to St Augustine High and the local community, has passed away suddenly in New Orleans.

2 Black Catholic schools closing permanently in New Orleans and Mobile

A pair of African-American schools in two of the Blackest archdiocese in the country are slated to close at the end of the current school year.

'Needless controversy and confusion': CUA president cancels George Floyd icon following second theft

CUA's president John Garvey has changed course, all but precluding the possibility of a third George Floyd icon being installed at the school following right-wing controversy.

New fellowship at Villanova honors pioneering Black nun

The first Black nun to head a Catholic parish is now the namesake of a graduate student fellowship at her alma mater.

XULA named top HBCU for social mobility

The nation's Black Catholic university is once again ranking well, this time for getting Black graduates into at least the middle class.

George Floyd icon stolen from Catholic University of America, minimized by administration

A newly controversial image at the bishops' college in DC, depicting George Floyd as Jesus, has caused internet furor and university damage control.

Diddy's charter school relocating to former All Saints Church in Harlem

A near-billionaire (and Catholic-raised) rapper has made a deal to acquire use of a historic Black parish in NYC for his growing charter school.
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