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The former Education Secretary defended faith schools (PA)

Faith schools are a force for social inclusion and community cohesion, said the former Education Secretary

Theresa May is greeted by Canon Anthony Ball as she arrives at Westminster Abbey in London for a service to commemorate the work of William Wilberforce (PA)

May’s appointments bode well for faith communities, which past governments have too often neglected

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

The Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life has released a report on the place of religion in UK society (PA)

Sectarianism is not a self-evident result of religious selection in schools

St Benedict's Catholic School was criticised by Ofsted inspectors last year

The complaint by the Catholic Education Service is in a written submission to the House of Commons Education Committee

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?

Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke (PA)

The Catholic Education Service has said that religious instruction must remain part of Catholic education

A teacher and her pupils at a London academy (PA)

A new think-that report on faith schools ignores the impact of mass immigration on Britain

Sir Michael Wilshaw with pupils at St Paul’s Way Trust School in east London (PA)

School inspectors have been accused of heavy-handedly questioning 10-year-olds as part of a ‘witch-hunt’ against traditional values. But this couldn’t be more wrong

question time

Hunt’s tone reflects the contempt for Catholic education among a new generation of politicians