Day #178: Gravissimum Educationis 10

Today we continue our look at the Declaration on Christian Education.

In article 10, we look at education at the university level.  The Church wants its universities to pursue good scholarship in all disciplines.  The Council also calls for a Catholic presence on the campus of even the non-Catholic universities.

Here are the footnotes:

31. Cf. Paul VI’s allocution to the International Thomistic Congress, Sept. 10, 1965: L’Osservatore Romano, Sept. 13-14, 1965.

32. Cf. Pius XII’s allocution to teachers and students of French Institutes of Higher Catholic Education, Sept. 21, 1950: Discourses and Radio Messages, 12, pp. 219-221; letters to the 22nd congress of Pax Romana, Aug. 12, 1952: Discourses and Radio Messages, 14, pp. 567-569; John XXIII’s allocution to the Federation of Catholic Universities, April 1, 1959: Discourses, Messages and Conversations, 1, Rome, 1960, pp. 226-229; Paul VI’s allocution to the Academic Senate of the Catholic University of Milan, April 5, 1964: Encyclicals and Discourses of Paul VI, 2, Rome, 1964, pp. 438-443.

33. Cf. Pius XII’s allocution to the academic senate and students of the University of Rome, June 15, 1952: Discourses and Radio Messages, 14, p. 208: “The direction of today’s society principally is placed in the mentality and hearts of the universities of today.”

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