Catholic School On The Threshold Of The Third Millennium Summary

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The Catholic School on the Threshold of the Third Millennium was written by Pio Card.Laghi and Jose Saraiva Martins. Laghi was the perfect, or leader, of the congregation of catholic education at the time this article was written in 1997. Jose Saraiva Martins, Tit. Archbishop of Tuburnica and the secretary of the Congregation of Catholic Education when this article was written. Both authors were very qualified to speak about Catholic education. This article was written for educational institutions to inform people about the challenges, and difficulties, of the Catholic school, and how to move forward while facing these challenges. A rising problem is, the crisis of values, where many cultures are lacking morals and leaning towards nihilism and subjectivism. The catholic education is attempting to instill morals into their students in a world that is lacking standards. Economic concerns also threaten the Catholic education, and the article addresses new requirements for education.…show more content…
The article stated, “The Catholic School should be able to offer young people the means to acquire the knowledge they need in order to find a place in a society which is strongly characterized by technical and scientific skill. But at the same time, it should be able, above all, to impart a solid Christian formation.” The article also says “the promotion of the human person is the goal of the Catholic school." This means, the Catholic school will provide a full education to the student while Christ is the foundation of education, and making them well rounded individuals who are ready to enter the world with a solid educational and religious background. The Catholic education is seeking to produce a person who is intelligent while also having morals and a strong relationship with Christ. They seek to produce a whole man who has values and a harmony with

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