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« on: December 13, 2012, 08:55:30 AM »

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The Quebec Court of Appeals has ruled against a private, Catholic high school desiring to teach a global religion course from a Catholic perspective.

The Court ruled that Loyola High School must fulfill Quebec's mandatory religious culture education requirement through a “secular” and “neutral” course provided by the government. Loyola had sought to win the right to use its own course, which teaches religion from a Catholic perspective.
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“Exposing students to the global study of religions in a neutral perspective without requiring them to adhere to it, is not an infringement of freedom of religion,” stated the Quebec appeals court.
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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2012, 10:03:27 AM »

what a bunch of baloney

they should be able to teach whatever they want

if i were the president of that school, i would go out with a fight to combat this

EDIT: Reminds me of how, to go to a college where I live, you are required to attend environmentalist classes to graduate. No thanks... not going to waste my time and money to attend that
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