Colombian Catholic Bishops Nix Anti-Bullying Program

Colombian Catholic Bishops Nix Anti-Bullying Program

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Everyone agrees that bullying is bad, right? Well, apparently not. Catholic bishops in Colombia have convinced president Juan Manuel Santos to cancel a new anti-bullying program. Why? Because one of the booklets included information on sexual orientation and gender identity. Preeettttty sure that Jesus guy they seem so fond of wouldn’t be down with that. That and more at our monthly worldwide look at religion.





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