Religious education should help children connect, not divide
Published 30/03/2016 | 02:30
Continuing discussions about the place of religious education in schools raise fundamental questions about the appropriateness of much of what is provided.
A central concern of education is the initiation of students into those aspects of our way of life that are too important to be left to chance.
A critical grasp of the Christian tradition in Ireland is an essential element in the understanding of our cultural heritage and cries out for inclusion in the curriculum in all schools.