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Where Do All of Those CBS Sunday Morning Suns Come From?

I finally have the answer to one of life’s burning questions. Each week, as I watch CBS Sunday Morning, I wonder where on earth they come […]

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Philly School Called FBI on Pakistani Boy Over This School Project, Says Suit

“As long as I’ve been here, I’ve known this school to be nothing but accepting.” That’s what Ralph Ciarroco, the friendly principal at Northeast Philadelphia’s […]


Prep School Head Warns Parents Away From High School Rankings

As back-to-school time approaches, parents considering private high school for their children anxiously search the web for information about their options, including rankings of schools […]

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Cardinal O’Hara Student Rips School Over “Modesty” Assembly for Girls

Colette Scorzetti is a senior at Delaware County Catholic school Cardinal O’Hara, and she’s not afraid of speaking her mind. Back in June 2015, upon […]

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How to Find the Best Philadelphia School for Your Child

The move to the ’burbs used to be almost automatic for Philadelphians with means — families of all races picked up and left the city […]


Man Steals $5,000 in Laptops From Northeast Philly Catholic School

A man broke into St. Martin of Tours school in Summerdale and stole $5,000 worth of laptops and other computer equipment, police said. The robbery […]

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Department of Duh: Of Course Margie Winters Got Fired

In some ways, I feel for Archbishop Charles J. Chaput. Yesterday, when he released a statement on the archdiocese’s position on the firing of Margie Winters, […]

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Parents Outraged Over Firing of Lesbian Teacher at Waldron Mercy Academy

It may be summer break at the Waldron Mercy Academy in Merion, but administrators at the private Catholic school have their hands full thanks to […]

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How Pope Francis Made It Safe for Me to Come Crawling Back to Church

It was in second grade that I first suspected I didn’t belong at St. Cecilia’s. I was only 7, but when I looked into Sister […]

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Bruce Robinson: Neumann-Goretti’s Turnaround Artist

Inside a near-empty auditorium at Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School in South Philly, roughly 100 adults are sitting in a sea of […]

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DISPATCHES FROM PENNSYLTUCKY: PA School Teacher Says He Was Fired “Because I’m Gay” [UPDATED]

It takes a lot to drag me to the keyboard to blog on a Saturday, but I heard some news this morning that was so […]

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O’Hara Principal Fired, Says She Fended Off Harassment

The Inquirer reports: “The principal of Cardinal O’Hara High School claims that she was fired this week because she rebuffed advances from a prominent member […]

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Another Catholic Girls Wants to Play a “Boys” Sport

Metro has an interesting story about Amanda Leve, who wants to wrestle for Archbishop Ryan High School. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia hasn’t decided if she’ll […]

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WATCH: Students Brawl at Archbishop Ryan High School

View more videos at: http://nbcphiladelphia.com. NBC 10 reports: “A cell phone video of a fight between two students at a Philadelphia Catholic school is making […]

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Bucks’ Caroline Pla Didn’t Get Banned From CYO Football Because She’s a Girl

Caroline Pla from Bucks County is the catalyst for what is quickly becoming a national cause celebre, and she’s handling the spotlight impressively. Poised and […]