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Catholic Textbook Project Welcomes New Board Member: Bishop Barron

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catholic Textbook Project founder and president, Michael Van Hecke, M.Ed., today announced the appointment of Bishop Robert Barron to the board of Ventura-based Catholic Textbook Project, the nonprofit publisher of fresh, engaging, accurate history textbooks for Catholic students. Catholic Textbook Project history textbooks are now in use in schools in more than 60 dioceses nationwide. The new board appointment was made by the Most Reverend José H. Gómez, Archbishop of Los Angeles.

“We are very pleased to welcome Bishop Barron to our board,” says Van Hecke. “Bishop Barron speaks with refreshing clarity and conviction to us educators, calling us to serve students according to their innate dignity by teaching them with the best that our Catholic intellectual tradition has bequeathed us. We are grateful to have his knowledge and clear teaching, as well as his passion, guide our work for the New Evangelization.”

For more information, visit www.CatholicTextbookProject.com.

Contact: Karen Walker, media relations 949.370.1442 // karen@catholictextbookproject.com

Source:Catholic Textbook Project