The CPSMA, the CPS and Iona Institute react to Education Minister’s proposed changes to the school admission system.
"Together I hope that we can continue to help in supporting and further developing a vibrant Catholic education sector," says Fr Richard Byrne OCarm.
“This year, the beginning of our Catholic new year will coincide with our preparations for a Jubilee Year of Mercy."
Research shows Catholic schools have been the leaders in areas such as social inclusion, special needs and Traveller education.
Section 37 of Employment Equality Act is about the balancing of legitimate rights: Fr Michael Drumm in a talk on denominational education.
Most Catholic secondary schools are not viable without fundraising and that places a huge burden on school management.
Council for Education welcomes forum progress report on patronage and pluralism.
Examples of inclusivity in schools in practically every parish in the country: Fr Drumm of CSP.
CofI Archbishop and Chairman for the CSP cite constitutional right to freedom of religion.
Rev Dr Tom Deenihan is diocesan secretary in the diocese of Cork and Ross.