Posts Tagged ‘Sr Gemma Simmonds’

NZ education speaker rejects jibe at nuns as teachers

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

A keynote speaker at June’s New Zealand Catholic Education Convention has slammed Britain’s shadow education secretary for a jibe about nuns as teachers. Sr Gemma Simmonds, CJ, told the Tablet that Labour’s Tristam Hunt had shown “breathtaking ignorance and bigotry”. His jibe came on the BBC’s Question Time programme last month, when the topic under Read more