Toward an Open Catechetics

April 1972
America;4/15/1972, Vol. 126 Issue 15, p394
The article discusses approaches to religious education within the context of reconciling the implications of the promulgation of the General Directory for Catechetics by the Vatican and the shrinking number of Catholic schools in the U. S. Some methods reported in the article include once-a-week religion programs at the pastoral level, incorporation of religion in the public school curriculum, open classrooms like those found in Great Britain, non-graded curriculum in religion, and individualized religious instructions.


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