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New Primary School Sex Education Programme Facing Criticism

Sex and puberty are a "gift from god", according to a new sex education programme for Catholic primary schools.

The programme, called Flourish, has been developed by the Irish Bishops’ Conference for pupils from junior infants to sixth class.
It says when discussing LGBT issues, the teaching in relation to marriage between a man and a woman "cannot be omitted", sexual love belongs within a committed relationship, and marriage is a sacrament of commitment.
Mick Barry, Solidarity TD, says the lessons could be harmful:
 

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