Catholic schools in Wales are under fire after circulating a petition against the Welsh government's plans to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples, the Telegraph reports.Well, it's a conundrum if you believe in religious liberty.
Last month, the Catholic Education Service asked 365 secondary schools in England and Wales to begin circulating a letter by the Archbishops of Westminster and Southwark defending the traditional definition of marriage. They also reportedly encouraged schools to promote the Coalition for Marriage campaign petition...
While the schools insist they are merely teaching Catholic values, secular and humanist campaigners accuse the schools of "political indoctrination" by promoting the campaign among students, the Telegraph reports.
The Welsh government is now reviewing whether the schools are breaking equality and political impartiality laws by circulating the archbishops' letter.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
There's No 1st Amendment in Britain
Quite the conundrum: