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Lay preacher: ‘NZ schools must stop favouring Christianity’

New Zealand’s Secular Education Network has filed a case with the Human Rights Review Tribunal over the teaching of Christianity in state schools. SEN’s spokesman, David Hines – third from right, above – believes all religions should be taught in an academic way and that Christianity should not be given preferential treatment. The retired journalist […]

Schools which promote Christianity hit with a lawsuit

Many children attending state-run schools in South Africa ‘need religion’ to help them cope with life’s difficulties. That’s the view of The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools (Fedsas) which has attacked Hans Pietersen, above, a Stellenbosch man who has launched a lawsuit against six schools which he claims forced Christianity on pupils. According […]

London school kids get to meet an ‘extremist’ Muslim preacher

Outrage has been expressed over visits by state school students, aged eight and nine, to Lewisham Islamic Centre, where they got to meet chief imam Shakeel Begg, above. The visits, according to the The Telegraph, took place just months after a High Court judge branded the imam an “extremist” who had: Promoted and encouraged religious violence. Begg […]

Arrested kiddie porn principal sacked by Oklahoma church

Jeffrey Goss, 56, above, who is accused of possessing, distributing and receiving child pornography, has lost his job as of principal at a school run by the Tulsa Hills Church of the Nazarene. The church’s pastor, Jim Thornton, said in a statement following Goss’s arrest that he no longer holds the post of principal of the […]

Imam in hiding after calling for closure of Islamic schools

Australian imam Mohammed Tawhidi, above, claims he has been forced into hiding after voicing support for the ideas of anti-Islam campaigner Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Tawhidi, of the Islamic Association of South Australia, said he agrees with Ms Ali’s call to close Islamic schools in Australia. He has also rejected extremist groups. Ali cancelled her tour […]

Teacher in trouble for saying Adam & Eve story is a myth

Parents of children attending a Muslim school in New York are furious that an English teacher, Nina Kossman, above, told a class that Adam and Eve did not exist. They are even angrier with Kossman for showing pupils a picture of the naked pair by 17th-Century artist Paul Rubens. Imani Al-Amin, an assistant to the […]

Kindergarten resists Muslims’ demand to sack gay teacher

Muslim parents in Germany who want a a gay teacher removed from a kindergarten have been told to put up or shut up. The parents, according to this report, threw their tantrum in the northern district of Reinickendorf after they discovered the teacher’s sexuality. They then threatened to gather names for a petition against him. […]

Christian education is needed to put the fear of God into kids

Two Christian zealots – retired military chaplain Lt Col E Ray Moore, above left, and evangelist Dr James Dobson – have sounded a warning that the public education system in America is hastening the decline of churches, and  subjecting kids to ‘spiritual damage, extreme indoctrination, and other serious problems’. When the two got together to […]

Pregnant professor ordered to marry or dump her boyfriend

Back in 2015, Coty Richardson, above, was sacked by administrators at a small evangelical Christian college in Oregon after she refused their demand to marry or dump her partner. But this week a federal judge ruled that Northwest Christian University, a private, 700-student school in Eugene, had illegally discriminated against Richardson, who had been an […]

‘Educator’ in hot water after dishing up sex waffle to kids

Sex educator Shelly Donahue, above, will never again get to address youngsters at Jenks Public Schools in Oklahoma after her faith-based advice sparked outrage among students. According to this report, Donahue, who is “passionately committed to Jesus Christ as the ultimate answer to the teen sexual activity problem in America“, recently gave a talk that […]