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Educational Leadership Faculty Publications

2015

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Gravissimum Educationis: Golden Opportunities In American Catholic Education 50 Years After Vatican Ii, Gerald M. Cattaro, Charles J. Russo Jan 2015

Gravissimum Educationis: Golden Opportunities In American Catholic Education 50 Years After Vatican Ii, Gerald M. Cattaro, Charles J. Russo

Educational Leadership Faculty Publications

Gravissimus Educationis: Golden Opportunities in American Catholic Education 50 Years after Vatican II reviews the development of American Catholic schools since the promulgation of Gravissimus Educationis, the only document on education produced by the Ecumenical Council known as Vatican II. This document literally translated as “The Importance of Education,” addresses how extremely vital Catholic education, in particular, is in modern life.

Cattaro and Russo also reflect on changes that have transpired since the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore of 1884. This council forever changed the shape of nonpublic education in the United States in its decree that all parishes in ...