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Education: ‘Catholic Identity Pledge’ Meets Diversity at Local Catholic Schools

Education: ‘Catholic Identity Pledge’ Meets Diversity at Local Catholic Schools

Archdiocese Catholic school students found a new document slipped into their application and entrance packets: The Memorandum of Understanding. The decree, released earlier this month from the office of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia requires all parents and students enrolled, or seeking enrollment, in Catholic schools to pledge their support of one “Catholic identity” as dictated […]

 By Brian J. Sheehan

Mantua: Media Circus Follows Abortion Doc’s Arrest

Mantua: Media Circus Follows Abortion Doc’s Arrest

As Kathleen Reed removed a fresh tray of cookies from the oven at her Lancaster Ave. café on a recent Saturday afternoon, a pleasant smell of warm chocolate filled the room. Yet, the atmosphere was anything but pleasant. “The media has been coming in here with their cameras for months, asking if we knew him,” […]

 By Sacsheen Scott

North Philadelphia: Operation Silence for Life

North Philadelphia: Operation Silence for Life

Operation Silence for Life  is dedicated to getting its mission out to the public. Standing on Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue, members of the Cardinal Newman Center on Temple’s main campus  wore red tape over their mouths and arms holding signs such as “Your Mom Chose Life.” As students and residents of the […]