Posts Tagged ‘National Centre for Religious Studies’

Conversion practices cause harm and suffering NZ bishops say

Monday, September 27th, 2021
NZ Catholic

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference says evidence shows that engaging in conversion practices causes people harm and suffering. The bishop’s conference made the comment in a submission to Parliament’s Justice Committee on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. “Any harmful, coercive or abusive practice under any name is abhorrent to the Church and the Read more

Human sexuality education in Aotearoa. A new framing document

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
sexuality education

The National Centre for Religious Studies has produced a new framing document for Catholic Schools and the wider Aotearoa Catholic community on human sexuality education. The document is titled He Anga Whakamārama – Te Mātauranga Hōkakatanga: He puka ārahi mā ngā hapori Katorika o Aotearoa (Framing Document – Human Sexuality Education: A guide for Catholic Read more

30,000 sign petition opposing the teaching of ‘gender diversity’

Monday, March 4th, 2019
gender diversity

More than 30,000 people have signed a Parliamentary petition asking the Ministry of Education to scrap references to gender diversity in the New Zealand teaching curriculum. Stop transgender teaching in New Zealand schools was published on January 29 and has garnered 31,190 signatures as of last Wednesday evening. The petition request: That the House of Representatives urge Read more