Corporal punishment should be a last resort.
This is the belief of Archbishop Father Jason Gordon.
Speaking on Power 102 Digital’s Power Breakfast Show, he revealed that he is an advocate for the removal of corporal punishment.
However he noted that this will not be an easy process as parents in this country traditionally have no other way to discipline their children.
Father Gordon noted that parents must be taught new ways to raise their children.
He cited the perceived lack of discipline in schools as an example of what happens when the toolkit of discipline is not updated