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Theresa May announcing her education plans in a speech last week

The more Catholic schools we have, the more we will be tempted to dilute our Catholic identity

New government proposals may pave the way for new Catholic free schools (PA)

The Government is to remove limits on faith-based selection, paving the way for new Catholic schools

England and Wales Green Party leader Natalie Bennett joins Patrick Harvie and other Scottish Greens on the campaign trail (PA)

Michael McGrath, director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service, said that Green party policy would bring an end to state-funded Catholic education in Scotland

Neil Addison

Neil Addison says schools maybe sued if a crime is committed following the implementation of the policy

A boy holds a holy card and rosary as pupils wait for Pope Francis in Harlem (Photo: CNS)

The danger is that schools will become Catholic in name only

The Houses of Parliament (Photo: PA)

Leaked Government plans include proposal to sack charity trustees deemed ‘extremist’

Parents have expressed frustration at a lack of places at St Mary's Catholic primary in Horwich, Bolton (Photo: PA)

Politicians and lobbyists claim that more sex education is the answer to almost every problem in our schools. Here’s why they are wrong

David Cameron addresses pupils at an assembly during a visit to Corby Technical School (Photo: PA)

Catholic Church still effectively blocked from opening free schools thanks to admissions’ cap

David Cameron helps with a reading lesson at a Catholic school in near Bolton [PA]

The plot to eradicate faith schools

Why should a child be unable to attend their local school which happens to be Catholic, but be obliged to travel afar for education?

'Adolescents should be encouraged to grow towards maturity and responsibility,' the guidance says (PA)

The diocese has released a guidance document for sex and relationship lessons