Dec 6 2008
UNBELIEVABLE! UK Catholic Bishops demand Muslim prayer rooms and footbaths be opened in all Catholic schools.
Muslim prayer rooms should be opened in every Roman Catholic school, church leaders have said. The Catholic bishops of England and Wales also want facilities in schools for Islamic pre-prayer washing rituals.
The demands go way beyond legal requirements on catering for religious minorities.
But the bishops – who acknowledge 30 per cent of pupils at their schools hold a non-Christian faith – want to answer critics who say religious schools sow division.
Yet the building of churches or synagogues is strictly forbidden in most Muslim countries and here’s why:
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