Prelates press Congress for emergency aid for Catholic schools
August 10, 2020
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CWN Editor's Note: “Already 140 Catholic schools have permanently closed their doors, and hundreds more are in danger of being unable to open in the fall,” five cardinals, joined by the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in a letter to Congress. “The closure of schools that serve urban areas are disproportionately harmful to low-income and black children served by these schools.” AP reported that “Amid pandemic, future of many Catholic schools is in doubt.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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