Educators view papal visit as validation, challenge

De Matteo, Susan
May 2008
Catholic East Texas;5/2/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p1
The article relates opinions on an address delivered by Pope Benedict XVI to Catholic educators in Washington, D.C. on April 17, 2008. Jim Franz, principal of Bishop T. K. Gorman Catholic Middle and High Schools in Tyler, Texas, and school superintendent Doctor Charles LeBlanc believe that the address was a validation of and challenge to Catholic education in East Texas. Franz noted the respect shown by the pope to educators. LeBlanc observed that Pope Benedict understands the challenges of Catholic education.


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