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Catholic school rewards / punishes based on religious engagement

A Catholic Primary School has defended its policy of rewarding children who partake in extra-c...

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12.08 17 Sep 2019


Catholic school rewards / punishes based on religious engagement


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12.08 17 Sep 2019


A Catholic Primary School has defended its policy of rewarding children who partake in extra-curricular religious ceremonies with “ homework passes”. 

 Yellow Furze National School in Co Meath reportedly also penaliseda student with homework for not attending a religious ceremony. 

Michael Nugent, Chairperson of Atheist Ireland joins the show to give his reaction.


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