Sunday 22 January 2017

School move should not be lamented

Published 07/04/2011 | 05:00

Why are all these people up in arms about Education Minister Ruairi Quinn's moves to remove religious instruction from schools? Surely whatever happens is the will of their God.

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One correspondent (Letters, April 5) lamented the fact that such a move would "lead our children into the abyss of secularism". I'd much prefer the abyss of secularism than the lying and covering up of Catholicism.

Rob Marrey
Greystones, Co Wicklow

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