“The family, while maintaining its primary space in education (cf. Gravissimum Educationis, 3), cannot be the only place for teaching sexuality.” (Final Report of the Synod on the Family)
The Final Report of the Synod includes a pernicious item that Catholics need to speak out about. From a recent report by Voice of the Family, the Synod’s Final Report contains a portion that “undermines Catholic teaching on the rights and duties of parents as the primary educators”.
“257 Synod Fathers voted on Saturday to approve a paragraph in the Relazione Finale of the Ordinary Synod on the Family which rejects the right of parents to choose to be the sole educators of their children in sexual matters.
The sentence, in paragraph 58 of the document, reads:
“The family, while maintaining its primary space in education (cf. Gravissimum Educationis, 3), cannot be the only place for teaching sexuality.”
This is directly contrary to the teaching of the Catholic Church which is that the family can be the only place for teaching sexuality if that is the choice that the parents make.”
Voice of the Family charges that “The Relazione Finale reflects the agenda of the international institutions.” It should be noted that it also reflects, the hand of Cardinal Godfried Danneels. Here’s a bit of insight on that: