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    giuly90 is offline Junior Member
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    Dear teachers,

    could you please explain to me the meaning of this expression in the following excerpt? I wonder if it means "the (hours of) teaching of religion in schools" or "faith-based education".

    "In recent weeks thousands of Spanish Catholics have joined church-backed rallies against a new, liberal abortion law, part of the ruling Socialistsí programme of radical change. In other measures, gay marriage has been legalised and religious (in effect, Catholic) education has been downgraded. Rallies in favour of the new abortion law were just as large, though, and a centre-right government would be unlikely to change it. The church can still mobilise, but it cannot impose its will".

    Best regards, G.

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    I wonder if it means "the (hours of) teaching of religion in schools" or "faith-based education".
    Yes - you are right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes - you are right.

    Rover
    Thank you Rover, but I was wondering which is the correct interpretation: hours of religion at school or faith-based institutions providing education?

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