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Education secretary praises role of Catholic Church in education

Head of Trade Union Congress condemns booklet as homophobic and criticises Education Secretary for ‘lack of concern’

The cardinal would have understood the need to reform our education system

We need to back the authority of parents, police, teachers. ‘Children’s rights’ has led to disaster

Imaginative Catholics can help to secure a new civil settlement for our times, says Greg Clark

Education Secretary says academy status offers Catholic schools the chance to ‘extend hard-won freedoms’

Catholic Education Service urges Government to consider voluntary-aided academies part-funded by Catholics

But head of CES warns that free schools and new academy schools will only be able to select half of their pupils on the basis of faith

Holy Father told gathering that ‘they must not just be good students but good citizens and good people’