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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

The Bible finished sixth on a list topped by John Green's Looking for Alaska (AP)

The Bible is on American Library Association’s list of ‘most challenged’ books

Syrian refugee children sit on the ground in a makeshift school in a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon (AP)

Lebanon will become the thirteenth country in which the Scottish charity delivers its food and education programmes

Prime Minister David Cameron is escorted by prison governer Stephen Ruddy as he tours HMP Onley in Rugby ahead of a major speech on prison reform (PA)

England and Wales’ lead bishop for prisons has said ‘prisoners should be treated as assets to our society rather than liabilities’

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is a former Catholic school headmaster

Sir Michael Wilshaw addressed the the annual conference of the Catholic Association of Teachers, Schools and Colleges

Children play football at the Terra Santa School in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Ramle (AP)

The schools were closed to pressure the Israeli government to grant budgeting equality

Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke (PA)

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

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope met with members of an Italian association of Catholic teachers, educators and school administrators

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