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Crucifix row: ‘Christian majority has rights, too’

by Ed Beavan

THE HEAD of the Greek Orthodox Church, Archbishop Ieronymos, has criticised the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that cruci­fixes in schools in Italy are a breach of human rights.

The Strasbourg court said that displaying crucifixes in classrooms violated a child’s right to freedom of religion (News, 6 November). A case was brought by a Finnish mother with two children, living in northern Italy.

Archbishop Ieronymos said: “It is not only minorities ...

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Thu 2 Jul 15 @ 10:14
Full announcement here: http://t.co/w1P2PRIdmj

Thu 2 Jul 15 @ 10:12
A second announcement of a new bishop - Graham Tomlin, principal of @stmellitus College, to be Bishop of Kensington, in @dioceseoflondon.