Australia moves to eliminate B.C. and A.D. from textbooks

Christians Down Under are outraged over changes in the national school curriculum that would remove the use of Before Christ (B.C.) and Anno Domini (A.D.) in school textbooks in favor of terms that are more politically correct.  Details, from the Christian Post: London-based Daily Telegraph reports that the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) [Read More...]

California passes bill requiring schools to teach gay history

It happened late Tuesday: A bill to require California public schools to teach the historical accomplishments of gay men and lesbians passed the state Legislature on Tuesday in what supporters call a first for the nation. Governor Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has not said publicly whether he supports the bill, which he has 12 days [Read More...]

Shock: Catholic colleges supporting Planned Parenthood

Tim Drake over at the National Catholic Register has the scoop: A new report, “A Scandalous Relationship: Catholic Colleges and Planned Parenthood”, by the Manassas, Va.-based Cardinal Newman Society, reveals more than 150 current and past connections between Catholic colleges and universities and Planned Parenthood. The Cardinal Newman Society broke the connections down into seven different categories: [Read More...]

Class act: a Catholic grammar school embraces a classical education

It’s happening in suburban Washington, D.C. — and the Washington Post this weekend sat up and took notice.  (I took notice when I saw the photograph below: they still have those desks??!!) Details: It’s 1 p.m. and time for Amy Clayton’s fifth grade to show off their memorization skills. Decked out in blue long-sleeved shirts [Read More...]


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