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Pennsylvania diocese to close parish schools, create regional-school system

February 18, 2016

The Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, has announced plans to eliminate all parish-based Catholic schools, and replace them with a system of regional schools.

The new system-- which will be run under the supervision of the diocese, rather than individual parishes-- will include six campuses, each accomodating students from pre-kindergarten to the 8th grade. 


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  • Posted by: unum - Feb. 24, 2016 12:43 PM ET USA

    The Erie Diocese seems to be kissing some more future Catholics good-bye. At this point, the entire U.S. Church seems to be a failing enterprise that is doing little to reach out to the laity.