Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

Cardinal Arinze urges catechism immersion for teachers

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Nigerian Cardinal Francis Arinze spoke to a group of catechists in Sri Lanka, reminding them of the importance of their role in teaching the faith and encouraging them to read the catechism. “The Catechism of the Catholic Church is an important book…reading it would improve your knowledge,” he told the group on July 22. The Read more

US bishop postpones morals pledge for teachers

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

An American bishop has pulled back from implementing a morals pledge for teachers in Catholic schools, requiring them to affirm Church teachings on matters such as abortion, contraception and same-sex marriage. Bishop Robert Vasa of Santa Rosa in California had intended to require all teachers and administrators — Catholic and non-Catholic — to “agree that Read more

BOT and teachers in dispute over attendance at union meeting

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

A dispute has arisen between been the board of trustees of St Teresa’s School, in Karori, Wellington, and its staff about the teachers attending Tuesday’s meeting of the New Zealand Educational Institute. In a letter to parents the board said it asked that staff attend two separate meetings  – in Wellington and in Lower Hutt – Read more

Arlington diocese asks teachers to take fidelity oath

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

The US diocese of Arlington hopes to strengthen teaching in Catholic schools and churches by asking religious instructors to promise allegiance to the Church’s teachings, even on controversial subjects. “This is viewed as a positive gesture — one of community and communion, in which our catechists profess their faith in communion with Bishop Loverde, Pope Read more

Pope praying for teachers in September

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI is dedicating the month of September to praying that teachers are able to hand on moral values to students and that Christian communities in Asia are able to share the Gospel. Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for September is: “That all teachers may know how to communicate love of the truth and Read more