Tag - sex education

Letter From A Catholic Teacher: Avoid “Rights Respecting Schools” Award…

Why Catholic schools should have nothing to do with UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award Dear Editor, On the face of it, the aims of the Rights Respecting Schools Award appear noble and worthwhile. Who could argue with the aim of creating safe and inspiring schools, where children are respected and nurtured? By issuing the coveted award of being...

Archbishop: If an unmarried teacher became pregnant, might be quite exciting for the children (and he’s not kidding)…

Yesterday, the Guardian posted this tawdry little attempt to attack Catholic education. The author, Peter Wilby, makes no attempt whatsoever to hide his utter contempt for the Church. Although he seems unable to find a viable target for his spite, despite his very best efforts. Indeed, the interviewee, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon (right) is quoted in the...

Compulsory Sex Education in Scottish Schools… Or Compulsory Child Abuse?

A petition has called for statutory sex and relationship education in Scotland's schools. Schools should be compelled by law to teach sex and relationship education, according to a youth organisation which provides sex education. A Scottish Parliament committee is to consider a petition from Sexpression:UK. The group said Scotland had a high rate of teenage pregnancy, sexually-transmitted...

Lanarkshire: Should Syphilis Lead To “Sexplanations” in Catholic Schools?

A very concerned parent passed us a copy of a letter dated 11 November, 2013, which her daughter brought home from her Catholic school. Read the text below, and click on the picture to visit the "Sexplanations" website. Then tell us if you think there is ever any excuse to deliver the "safer sex" message to...