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New York archdiocese weighs school closings

September 21, 2010

The New York archdiocese is planning to close or merge a number of Catholic schools in order to bolster the viability of the parochial-school system.

While published reports have said that 30 of New York’s 216 parochial schools could close, archdiocesan officials stressed that no firm decisions have yet been made. A list of schools selected for closing will be released next month.


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  • Posted by: Savonarola - Sep. 21, 2010 11:13 PM ET USA

    Which Catholic Kennedy is that Kennedy Catholic school, which Abp Dolan gushes about, named after? Certainly there was plenty of money expended in its construction.