- May 24, 2020
Catholic teachers in Ghana have joined the bishops’ conference and Muslim organizations in urging the government to withdraw a sex education program from the national school curriculum.
Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill to require all public schools and charter schools “to either use a comprehensive sex-ed curriculum that contradicts human nature and is inconsistent with Christian values, or to provide no instruction on sexuality at all,” Denver’s archbishop said in a letter read at all Masses Jan. 27.
In an airborne press conference on Sunday, Pope Francis strove to “deflate” expectations for a summit on clerical sexual abuse next month and also rejected optional celibacy for Catholic priests.
In materials titled “The Meeting Point: Project for Affective and Sexual Formation,” the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family aims to provide sex ed resources based on Catholic teaching that avoid the twin problems of teaching youth too much about sex, and telling them too little.