Parental Rights and Responsibility- Digging Deeper

Pope Francis to Parents:
Come Out of 'Exile' and
Educate Your Children
VATICAN, May 20, 2015 -- In his general audience Pope Francis spoke of the essential role parents play in educating their children – a role he said has been usurped by so-called experts who have taken the place of parents and rendered them fearful of making any correction.


Irish Referendum:
State's Responsiblity for Children
To Trump Parents'
CORK, IRELAND, November 5, 2012 -- On November 10th 2012, Irish citizens will vote on a referendum aimed at amending the Constitution in regard to the role of the State towards children. The implications of the wording of the amendment are subtle and difficult to perceive for a non-expert. Though the change in the proposed wording can be seen as minor, its effects are potentially considerable. It is nothing less than a philosophical shift on the understanding of the society: whereas the State or the Family is the primary protector of children.


Exposure to Sexual Content in Popular Movies Predicts Sexual Behavior in Adolescents: Study
HANOVER, New Hampshire, July 24, 2012 – Researchers at New Hampshire’s Dartmouth College are urging parents to protect their children from sexual content in films as they release a new six-year study that found viewing such content has a significant impact on the sexual behaviour of young adults.


Rights and Responsibilities
Every human right has a corresponding responsibility for self and for the other.


Husbands and Wives and the Education of Children
An Essay by CCG Advisor, William E. May, Ph.D.
What does this parental right to educate one’s own children mean? What are the obligations of the parents in that education? What roles do husbands and wives have in that education?




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