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Spanish parents uproar at school plans
A storm of protest is brewing over plans to extend a controversial school curriculum. Currently, it is compulsory for students in Spain's schools to study 'Education for Citizenship'. However, the Government are now introducing plans to make this compulsory for Spanish schools in countries other than Spain itself.
Roman Catholic Spanish parents, predominantly in Portugal, are planning to appeal as a conscientious objection. They believe that aspects of the curriculum are contrary to Catholic doctrine and teachings. The Bishops Conference in Spain appears likely to support the parents in their complaint,
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