KHARTOUM, Sudan – Dust and mud brick houses everywhere – as far as the eye can see. The houses are indistinguishable in colour from the ground on which they stand. Trees are few and far between.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – Before John Kundla, who died July 23 at 101, became a Hall of Fame basketball coach with the Minneapolis Lakers, he started his career with Catholic schools.

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There’s no need to push any panic buttons over Catholic school closures in the year ahead, says the head of Ontario’s Catholic School Trustees’ Association.

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REGINA, Sask. – In a victory for Catholic education, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said he will invoke the notwithstanding clause of the Charter of Rights to override a court ruling that threatened to cause layoffs and possible Catholic school closures in the province.

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Years of declining enrolment are pushing some Catholic school boards to take a far deeper dive into the foreign student market.

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WASHINGTON – Children attending Catholic schools in Pakistan must walk through a gate with two armed guards and into a compound surrounded by 8-foot walls.

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REGINA – A judgment in a 12-year-old court case has sent shock waves through Saskatchewan’s Catholic education community and left Regina Archbishop Donald Bolen “disheartened.”

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People of faith given reasons for optimism

Although it's hardly clear sailing ahead, Peter Stockland writes about how things are looking up for people of faith in Canada. 

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