SIXTH SECTION – RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS AT SCHOOL

ITALY From: chiesacattolica.it Civiltà Cattolica, Padre Lombardi sul Crocifisso nelle aule. Il gesuita: “Non è un’imposizione contro la libertà altrui, ma il simbolo di un prezioso contributo alla costruzione di una società fraterna” “Il crocifisso nelle aule scolastiche....

Interview-dialogue with Dr Giovanni Lapis (University of Venice) on the state of the art...

1. Giovanni Lapis (PhD at the Center for the Humanities and Social Change at Ca' Foscari University of Venice and at the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca' Foscari University of...

SEVENTH SECTION – WORLD NEWS

A quick overview of the world news on the topic of religions and schools as reflected in the European media. USA (ALABAMA) From: nytimes.com After a 28-Year Ban, Alabama Could Allow Yoga in Public Schools After 28 years,...

Editorial – August 2021

FEDERICA CANDIDO (EDITOR ERENEWS) Dear reader of EREnews, Prof. Flavio Pajer, who conceived, edited and published the bulletin for twenty years, has generously ceded his cultural work to the current scientific committee, made up of professors...

Introduction to the Monographic section ERENews 2(2023)

Secularism and academia: an introduction By Sara Giorgetti and Filippo Mariani The invitation extended to Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi at the inauguration of the A.A. 2022/2023 of the University of Roma Tre was a pretext and...

Podcast n.1: Religious education teaching

On 6 March 2024, we met and interwied Professor Dr. Wanda Alberts (Univ. Hannover). The dialogue with the professor started the first of a series of podcasts dedicated to the teaching of religions in Europe....

Editorial – February 2022

Dear readers, EREnews editorial staff and the scientific committee want to clarify and present here the scientifical framework and the cultural horizon of our bulletin, led for almost twenty years by Prof. Pajer (whom we...

THIRD SECTION – TEACHING ISLAM AT SCHOOL

UK From: independent.co.uk Gavin Williamson condemns protest at school where Muhammad cartoon shown in religious studies class Protest at school in West Yorkshire, where a teacher showed a cartoon of Muhammad. The headteacher apologised for the "inappropriate"...