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  • Bishops urge U.K. to allow more child refugees from France

    Bishops urge U.K. to allow more child refugees from France

    • Dec 11, 2017

    An English and a Scottish bishop said the situation of migrants waiting in the French port of Calais for the opportunity to cross the English Channel into the United Kingdom had become increasingly perilous since the clearance of an illegal migrants’ camp known as “The Jungle” a year ago.

  • British Catholic schools remove ‘mother,’ ‘father’ from admission forms

    British Catholic schools remove ‘mother,’ ‘father’ from admission forms

    • Nov 14, 2017

    The Catholic Education Service, an agency of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has advised more than 2,200 schools to revise their policies to take account of a government adjudicator’s decision not to use “mother” and “father” on forms, because the terms discriminated against “separated, step- and gay parents.”

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