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Religious freedom and equality need respect

August 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On the surface all is calm. But something is rising. For now the long political consensus that Catholic schools are good for pupils, teachers and parents holds. Yet SNP MEP Alyn Smith’s comments that freedom of religion must come second to equality in ‘all schools, without exception’ is a clear sign that there is now an attempt to break that consensus. Let us be clear, much about the Time for Inclusive Education campaign against homophobic bullying in schools is laudable. No one in a Catholic school should face bullying because of their sexuality, or for any other reason. This is an ... continue reading.

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