Obama Calls for End to Catholic Education in Northern Ireland
Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grace Patheos.com 6/17/2013
Just two days after Archbishop Gerhard Müller, Vatican Prefect, speaking in Glasgow, Scotland, touted Catholic education as “a critical component of the Church”, President Barack Obama stood before a crowd of 2,000 young people this morning and called for an end to Catholic education in Northern Ireland.
“If towns remain divided,” said the U.S. President, “if Catholics have their schools and buildings and Protestants have theirs, if we can’t see ourselves in one another and fear or resentment are allowed to harden—that too encourages division and discourages cooperation.”
Obama, who arrived in Northern Ireland this morning to attend the two-day G-8 Summit at the Lough Erne resort in Enneskillen, made the disproved claim on Monday, speaking before an audience which included many Catholics…
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CAJ note: No word yet on when President Obama will instruct the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt on the impact of their madrasas upon the Coptic Christian communities.