News SCHOOL

MONDAY 12 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Trump doesn’t set age for guns

Trump’s tweet came after his White House put out a plan to combat school shootings

EDITORIAL TEAM
Donald Trump
P
resident Donald Trump said Monday that he is “watching court cases and rulings” before taking action on raising age limits for purchasing some firearms, arguing that there is “not much political support (to put it mildly).” Trump’s tweet came after his White House put out a plan to combat school shootings that doesn’t increase the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21 — an idea Trump publicly favored just last month — and leaves the...
MONDAY 12 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

White House: a new plan to prevent school shootings

Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns

JILL COLVIN
Donald Trump
T
he White House unveiled a new plan to prevent school shootings that backs off President Donald Trump’s support for increasing the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21. Instead, a new federal commission on school safety will examine the age issue as part of a package the White House announced Sunday in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month that left 17 dead. The administration also pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and...
FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Florida School shooting: gun bill on governor’s desk

After massacre of 17 people by a teenager

EDITORIAL TEAM
Students against guns
A
mong the newly released recordings of 911 calls from deadly Florida school shooting, the parents of a 17-year-old girl can be heard telling a dispatcher that their daughter is texting from a classroom where the door’s glass was shot out. “Three shot in her room. Oh my God. Oh my God,” the mother says, raising her voice. As Florida’s Republican governor keeps everyone in suspense about whether he’ll sign the legislature’s response to the massacre of 17...
MONDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS

The school with the eyes of the students

MARIA CRISTINA CORVO
The school with the eyes of the students
"Professor, now that, from June, I am 'out' of school, I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you. Unfortunately, I am harbouring a certain 'hate' for the Italian school, because, you shall agree with me: it does not work. The school should be like a second home, should make you feel motivated and never out of place, should help you understand your mistakes and help you to overcome them, not to give up. We enter into this world at the age of 6, and we spend there every day! And, according...
TUESDAY 18 JULY 2017, IN TERRIS

FLEEING AFGHANISTAN CHASING A DREAM

FABIO BERETTA
FLEEING AFGHANISTAN CHASING A DREAM
Leaving your own home, friends and relatives to follow a dream: to study to become a doctor and help others. This is the desire of Atai Walimohammad, a young man 21 years old, born in Afghanistan. He arrived Italy in 2013, and after having obtained political refugee status, he started to collaborate with the institutions in different reception centres as linguistic mediator. He spontaneously tells In Terris the story of his childhood, filled with violence and abuse, and the long journey on...
THURSDAY 08 JUNE 2017, IN TERRIS

BLACK MAGIC IN THE SCHOOL BOOK

FEDERICO CENCI
BLACK MAGIC IN THE SCHOOL BOOK
Are you a student in difficulty with the studies? Are you worried for the end of year exams or for the recovery of an educational debt? If relying on one’s own forces appears now impervious, why not trying with magic? The book This seduction against young pupils does not come from some occultism web sites, but from an excerpt of a science fiction book part of an history text in use in secondary schools. The link between the science fiction and the learning of the medieval history is very...
WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL 2017, IN TERRIS

A PUPIL OF DON MILANI: "I WILL TELL YOU ABOUT AN INCONVENIENT PRIEST "

LOREDANA SUMA
A PUPIL OF DON MILANI:
Just a few days from the implementing decree of the reform of the "Good School" in Italy, it is right and proper to talk about Don Lorenzo Milani. Today he would probably smile because the result of his many battles, not free from humiliations and sufferings, begin to be looming on the horizon. Not only the consolidation of the right to study but also the training paths suitable for forming teachers for the school and not the opposite. The 26 June 2017 will be the fiftieth anniversary...
MONDAY 20 MARCH 2017, IN TERRIS

THE SCHOOL OF THE EXTREMELY POOR

ANGELO PERFETTI
THE SCHOOL OF THE EXTREMELY POOR
There are peripheries of the world where even just thinking of going to school is a luxury. One of these is Pakistan, where especially the poorest pay the price of a backlog and unbalanced system, suburbs in the suburbs. Without education "Illiteracy- explains Faizan Afzal, freelance journalist - is a time bomb constantly ticking, just as the population explosion, which keeps our national development stagnant". The Asian country is still far from being able to universalise the basic education...
SUNDAY 03 MAY 2015, IN TERRIS

SCHOOL, RENZI CLEARS ALL DISSENT

ANGELO PERFETTI
SCHOOL, RENZI CLEARS ALL DISSENT
Wall against wall, seems to be the method used by Renzi’s government on each institutional issue. It happened with the vote of confidence on Italicum, happened a few months ago on the initiative  ‘Unlock Italy’ and it is going on precisely in these days on the school reform. With certain aggravating circumstances: the criminalisation of that part of the teaching staff that is protesting, and taking the mick out on the date established for the changes to be made,...
NEWS
Pope Francis and Andrea Riccardi
ANNIVERSARY

Pope calls for a ‘globalization of solidarity’

Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary
Donald Trump
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

White House: a new plan to prevent school shootings

Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns
Militant groups
BLASPHEMY LAW

Pakistan under pressure to rein in blasphemy law

Frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law
Students against guns
FLORIDA SCHOOL SHOOTING

Florida School shooting: gun bill on governor’s desk

After massacre of 17 people by a teenager
African women
AFRICA

Women, milestone of the Church in Africa

Church of Africa about women
Pope Francis
POPE' APOSTOLIC JOURNEY

Pope Francis in the Baltic countries in September

Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States
Pope Francis on March 8th
MARCH 8TH

International Women's Day: more equality in Church

Hansen, S.J. about the lack of women in leadership roles in the Roman Curia
Vatican’s Clementine Hall
MIGRATION

Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission