Education

Catholic Schools Vs Catholic Education

First Minister praises Catholic schools First Minster Nicola Sturgeon praised Catholic schools during a meeting with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and other faith leaders on Friday January 13.       The SNP leader was chairing an annual meeting of Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) which brings leaders from a range of denominations together, including...

Militant Humanism On The Move…

HUMANISTS have launched a legal challenge to give pupils the right to opt out of religious observance in Scottish schools. The Humanist Society Scotland (HSS) is to seek a judicial review at the Court of Session in Edinburgh after the Scottish Government rejected calls for a change to the current rules which permit only parents...

Abortion Industry: Marie Stopes Exposed

Embryo - 3 days - click on image for information about fetal development The Marie Stopes abortion industry is in trouble after a surprise inspection by the Care Quality Commission Read more here This news - reported in the broadcasting and print media days ago, makes the article below, published in 2015, all the more interesting... 7...

Are Scottish Catholic Schools Grooming Children For Sexual Deviance?

Catholic Truth blogger, Summa, from Australia writes:  You must fight this. This plague is already in Australia.It is akin to grooming youth for sexual deviance: A spokeswoman for the Catholic Church in Scotland said: “The Church is working with the Catholic Head Teacher associations to ensure that all teachers have adequate knowledge, understanding and training and...

Theological Terrorism: Hierarchy Turning Christ’s Church Upside Down

From now on, says [Cardinal] Schönborn, all the previous magisterial texts concerning marriage and the family “have to be read in the light of Amoris Laetitia. [AL]” Read more here But, hang on... The Church has always tested the authenticity, the veracity of teachings by examining them in the light of Catholic Tradition: that which has been believed always,...

Pope To Youth: Find Jesus In Ecumenism

Click here to read Zenit report Comment: All the blether about youthful "restlessness" reminds me of the assumption, commonly heard in conversation, that all teenagers  are rebellious.  I questioned it when I was a teenager myself and I question it now.  It seems designed to ignite rebellion in young people.   And sadly, only a minority, seem...

Archbishop Tartaglia: Catholic schools have never been more successful…

Archbishop Tartaglia In his June 2016 end of term message to Catholic educators in Glasgow, Archbishop Tartaglia writes:  "I am pleased to be offered this opportunity to address a few words to those who teach in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Glasgow and, through them, to all who have a stake in Catholic Education, not...

Cult of Facebook Versus Catholic Faith?

I regularly hear parental concerns about the dangerously intrusive and addictive nature of Facebook, and, indeed, social media generally.  I've heard a variety of opinions expressed and examples given of the harm it can do to family life, but the most shocking remark came from a teenager (from a good Catholic family) who intimated that it...

General Discussion (10)

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