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RTE.ie

New rules will be welcomed by non-religious students, parents
RTE.ie
Mr Drury's daughter was allowed to opt out but the family was told she had to remain in the classroom during the religion class. "An Irish solution to an Irish problem," quipped one critic on Twitter. The stance of the Limerick school tallies with ...
No additional resources for schools as religion 'opt out' rules kick in - MinisterIndependent.ie
Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subjectthejournal.ie
State schools expect many pupils to opt out of religion classesIrish Times
Irish Examiner -Irish Mirror -BreakingNews.ie
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The Economist (blog)

The importance of rethinking religious education
The Economist (blog)
A professional body revealed that in the current academic year, less than two-thirds of the places (405 out of 643) in a training programme for religion teachers in England have been taken up. Weak supply is meeting weak demand, it would seem. Religion ...


Shreveport Times

#STANDUPBOSSIER: Pastors organize to support schools facing religion lawsuit
Shreveport Times
A group of Bossier Parish pastors is leading a grassroots effort to support the school board after a recent lawsuit accused teachers and administrators of subjecting students to unwanted and unconstitutional Christian messages and indoctrination. The ...


Aljazeera.com

Rokhaya Diallo: Race, religion and feminism in France
Aljazeera.com
"It places the heads of schools in a very, very strange place because they have to guess the religion of certain students because if a black student wears a headscarf, is it religious? Is it cultural?" Diallo has also spoken out against France's ...


Toledo Blade

Religion Calendar: 2/17
Toledo Blade
Toledo Country Live, 6 p.m. Saturday, Church of St. Andrew United Methodist, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. The Toledo Country Live Band will follow the theme of ?Love.? Light refreshments will follow. Free. Information: 419-262-4453. Lenten Reflection with ...

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NDTV

Irrespective Of Caste, Creed, Sex, Religion, India Is One: Venkaiah Naidu
NDTV
Mr Naidu, who was in Mumbai for the platinum jubilee celebrations of R. A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics, also said that problems in the country arise only when people create divisions. All India | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: February ...
Irrespective of caste, creed, sex, religion India is one: NaiduDaily Pioneer
Venkaiah Naidu: Irrespective of caste, creed, sex, religion India is oneMid-Day

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The Guardian

The Guardian view on religious education: teach humanism too ...
The Guardian
Editorial: Religion is growing in importance, for good and ill. Studying it teaches us about ourselves ? even if we don't believe.

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Premium Times

RELIGION: Why destiny robbers use sex as weapon
Premium Times
Alarmed by what he had read overnight about the many charming ladies in Nigerian cities, especially Lagos, Soji Olusoji, who had failed to resist the temptation, gets an appointment with a Pastor to break everything down for him. He had often boasted ...

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TIME

You Asked: Do Religious People Live Longer?
TIME
If a long life is what you're after, going to church may be the answer to your prayers. A number of studies have shown associations between attending religious services and living a long time. One of the most comprehensive, published in JAMA Internal ...


Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times/WBBM Religion Roundup: US cites nations that 'infringe' on faith
Chicago Sun-Times
President Donald Trump has been accused of promoting racial and religious intolerance. But it was the Trump administration that recently pointed out other nations that ?infringe? on the rights of people to practice faiths as they like or that have ...

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