The Catholic Community and the Integration of Public and Catholic Schools: Papers from a Conference

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Mary Von Euler, Gail Lambers
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, National Institute of Education, 1979 - Catholic schools - 64 pages

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Page 18 - The ground is therefore removed from every theory or practice which leads to a distinction between men or peoples in the matter of human dignity and the rights which flow from it. As a consequence, the Church rejects, as foreign to the mind of Christ, any discrimination against men or harassment of them because of their race, color, condition of life, or religion. Accordingly...
Page 18 - On the contrary, the conviction that all men are equal by reason of their natural dignity has been generally accepted. Hence racial discrimination can in no way be justified, at least doctrinally or in theory. And this is of fundamental importance and significance for the formation of human society according to those principles which We have outlined above. For, if a man becomes conscious of his rights, he must become equally aware of his duties.
Page 18 - We can show our Christian charity by a quiet and courageous determination to make the quest for racial harmony a matter of personal involvement. We must go beyond slogans and generalizations about color, and realize that all of us are human beings, men, women, and children, all sharing the same human nature and dignity, with the same desires, hopes and feelings. We should try to know and understand one another.
Page 18 - Thus in very many human beings the inferiority complex which endured for hundreds and thousands of years is disappearing, while in others there is an attenuation and gradual fading of the corresponding superiority complex which had its roots in social-economic privileges, sex or political standing.
Page 2 - This portion of the charge was considered erroneous by the accused, but it seems to have been in harmony with the spirit as well as the letter of the law, The...
Page 51 - Indian community, which will make the school truly belong to the people being served, rather than to the people who operate the school system. The following are suggestions which hopefully will help to bring about such a change.
Page 60 - United States Catholic Conference 1312 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20005 74 BIBLIOGRAPHY POVERTY IS GENERAL.
Page 26 - ... Handbook I: The Cognitive Domain, (New York: David McKay Co. . 1956). Bloom, Benjamin S. , Davis, Allison, and Hess, Robert, Compensatory Education for Cultural Deprivation, (New York: Holt, Rinehart . and Winston, Inc.
Page 18 - The unfinished business on the agenda of Catholic schools, like many other schools, also includes the task of providing quality education for the poor and disadvantaged of our nation.

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