Thursday, 4 March 2010

Italian crucifix case: appeal request accepted

See Swords crossed over a crucifix for what this is about.

press release from the European Court of Human Rights:

Lautsi v. Italy (application no. 30814/06)

CRUCIFIX: THE CASE OF LAUTSI v. ITALY WILL BE EXAMINED BY THE COURT’S GRAND CHAMBER

The five-judge panel of the Grand Chamber, meeting on 1 and 2 March 2010, accepted the referral request relating to the case of Lautsi v. Italy submitted by the Italian Government on 28 January 2010. The case will therefore be examined by the Grand Chamber, which will give its ruling in a final judgment…

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Thursday, 4 March 2010 at 6:22pm GMT | TrackBack
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The link to the press release doesn't work for me.

Susan, sorry, fixed now.
Simon

Posted by: susan hedges on Thursday, 4 March 2010 at 7:08pm GMT

I did venture to make a comment, earlier, on this topic but it seems it was not acceptable. Perhaps I'd better re-phrase what i meant to say:

In today's world of religious plurality (we are no longer in the Middle Ages), state schools and offices should take great care not to even appear discriminatory in the decor of their premises - in any way that could be offensive to a minority religious faction. This seems to be quite fair.

Posted by: Father Ron Smith on Saturday, 6 March 2010 at 9:59am GMT

The only other comment received from you on this topic, Ron, was on the earlier article.

Posted by: Simon Sarmiento on Saturday, 6 March 2010 at 5:35pm GMT
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