The Civil Rights of the Theology of the Body


This month, Regina Angelorum Academy students are taking an intensive look at St. Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body through the perspective of civil rights and civil liberties.  Black History Month provides an ideal context for understanding the connection between the Catholic teaching on the sanctity of human life and the religious foundation of the Civil Rights Era in the United States. In February, 5th through 8th grade students will dive into primary source materials to explore the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.  Students will be reading Martin Luther King’s, “I Have a Dream” speech and “Letter from [...]