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New European Union school calendar omits Christian holidays
CNA ^ | 1/16/11 | CNA

Posted on 01/16/2011 7:56:36 PM PST by Nachum

Strasbourg, France, Jan 14, 2011 / 02:11 pm (CNA).- A 2011-2012 school calendar published by the European Union has omitted Christian holidays, while continuing to note important Jewish and Muslim celebrations.

The European Union has printed three million copies of the calendar which will be distributed free-of-charge to students who request them.

Former French politician and government minister, Christine Boutin, wrote in her blog Jan. 11 that the calendar leaves out Christianity, “the religion practiced or recognized as forming the cultural assembly of our ‘old’ continent.”

Boutin is a consultant for the Pontifical Council for the Family, as well as president of the Christian Democratic Party in France. She went on to lament that Christianity has “fallen into the limbo of collective ignorance.”

While Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter are missing from the calendar's pages, days commemorating “Sikh Baisakhi-Day, the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, the Muslim holiday Aid-el-Kebir,” remain in place,” Boutin continued.

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1 posted on 01/16/2011 7:56:39 PM PST by Nachum
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To: potlatch

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ping of interest

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2 posted on 01/16/2011 7:59:50 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: Nachum

Why am I NOT surprised!!??


3 posted on 01/16/2011 8:00:33 PM PST by gwilhelm56 (NY... Can't afford to Live Here... Can't Afford to LEAVE!!)
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To: Nachum

Have to kill christianity. Or so they think. They have no idea what they are opening the door to.


4 posted on 01/16/2011 8:00:42 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Because the left is ugly and the right is beautiful.)
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To: Nachum

although the atheist world might want to (LIE) pretend that the holy trinity: God/Christ/HS don’t exist, He doesn’t pretend that His people don’t exist. That is like saying that it is dark outside in the middle of the day.... it doesn’t change the fact that it is light.

the current administration and universe is pretending that evil is good and good is evil.... it is an excercise in futility and an eternal death sentence upon them


5 posted on 01/16/2011 8:00:48 PM PST by bareford101 (. All Muslims lie to infidels to confuse them)
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To: devolve

[the cultural assembly of our ‘old’ continent]

Away with the old and in with the new......burkas maybe?

We knew this was creeping in but to see things actually put into place is pretty startling. Guess the people all agree over there?


6 posted on 01/16/2011 8:13:02 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: Cisco Nix

“Have to kill christianity.”

It is interesting to note that this is aimed ONLY at Christians.
Other religions get a pass.
Maybe the wheenies fear that the Muzies might burn Europe.


7 posted on 01/16/2011 8:15:40 PM PST by AlexW
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8 posted on 01/16/2011 8:17:58 PM PST by narses ( 'Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.')
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To: potlatch

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Muzzies are attacking and threatening the Pope now to

He must ‘shut up’

I see this bringing Protestants and Catholics closer together

The Muzzies have no idea what they have started

Everyone in Europe has no gone soft

And the USA will take them on and kick 0pansy out on his skinny dopehead butt too

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9 posted on 01/16/2011 8:26:40 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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New European Union school calendar omits Christian holidays

While Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter are missing from the calendar's pages, days commemorating “Sikh Baisakhi-Day, the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, the Muslim holiday Aid-el-Kebir,” remain in place,”

10 posted on 01/16/2011 8:27:33 PM PST by LucyT
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To: AlexW
“Maybe the wheenies fear that the Muzies might burn Europe.”

That was my point. You kill Christianity and you create a void. The Mohammedans move in and take over. They will burn Europe in the process.

11 posted on 01/16/2011 8:28:49 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Because the left is ugly and the right is beautiful.)
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To: LucyT
Coming soon to the socialist-funded, collectivist managed, GODLESS, government school near you!

We live in one of the reddest counties in one of the reddest states. Our collectivist and GODLESS government “schools” have “Winter Break”. Christmas no longer exists in these indoctrination camps.

12 posted on 01/16/2011 8:31:06 PM PST by wintertime (Re: Obama, Rush Limbaugh said, "He was born here." ( So? Where's the proof?))
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To: Nachum; TigersEye

You mean there is no Buddhist holiday, like Vaishaka Day?

Whats wrong with these ignoramuses? They should include EVERY religion of the world! Then they would have at least one day off every week in the year!

Stupid idjits!! LOL.

Seriously. Europe is in deep trouble.


13 posted on 01/16/2011 8:35:23 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com2009/05/brack_obama_the _quintessentia_1.html)
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To: devolve
[Muzzies are attacking and threatening the Pope now to..shut up]

I know, and burning him in effigy. Yes I agree it should bring all Christians closer together because of what we're fighting.

I just can't believe the people have allowed this to happen there but have read Europe isn't very religious anymore. They don't know what they're in for.

14 posted on 01/16/2011 8:35:55 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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This hasn’t come to American schools. At least not yet.


15 posted on 01/16/2011 8:52:31 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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To: potlatch

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Inactive Catholics in Europe will start reacting as they see the violent Muzzies attacking the Pope
Think about Ireland - Catholics there can get riled up and mucho active - as do the Protestants

Together or apart - they can shut things down El Quicko

Italy is another spot to watch

France is already reacting

Spain - is Spain -

They need to bleed more before they wake up El Cid

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16 posted on 01/16/2011 9:07:47 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve
[Together or apart - they can shut things down El Quicko]

That's good to read. What about England? Prince Charles seems to be for the muslims. It still amazes me when I read of prominent people being at ease with islam.

How can anyone believe it a ‘religion of peace’?

17 posted on 01/16/2011 9:14:11 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: AlexW

It’s not just fear of the Muzzies - Europe’s elite have been hankering for an excuse to push Christianity out of their daily lives - look for it to be illegal to be a Christian (Unless it is a state approved christianity) in the future as that is where it is ultimately heading.

Mel


18 posted on 01/16/2011 9:38:08 PM PST by melsec
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To: potlatch

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Prince Charles is a wimpy jerk

His son -

Prince Harry is tough fighter

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19 posted on 01/16/2011 9:45:02 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: Candor7

One day off from their onerous four day work weeks? lol


20 posted on 01/16/2011 10:40:12 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: Nachum

From: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/empowerment/cons_education_en.htm#diary

Immediate remedial action taken to correct omission of Christian holidays in Europa Diary 2010/2011

Immediate remedial action is being taken to rectify the omission of certain Christian religious holidays from the Europa Diary 2010/2011. This was a regrettable error which will be addressed by a Corrigendum sent to all teachers who ordered this edition of the Diary in all EU Member States concerned. There was never an intention to discriminate against the Christian religion in this publication.


21 posted on 01/16/2011 11:13:16 PM PST by stormer
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To: potlatch

“How can anyone believe it a ‘religion of peace’?”

When you live in a bubble and other people control the information that gets to you, a person can be made to believe practically anything.


22 posted on 01/17/2011 11:25:41 AM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: devolve

Agree, Charles is a wimp. Harry is a fighter and William is a ladies man but OK.


23 posted on 01/17/2011 6:40:40 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: dsc; devolve

Ummm, some will and some won’t in my mind. Those people allowed their country to get to the state it’s in. That’s what we’re fighting right now.

The dummies here believe everything the MSM tells them, the more intelligent search for the real news. If our news were limited we would know better than to believe them.

I recall the uprising in Iran, how hard they fought and the killing of Neda. They weren’t believing what nutjob spoke.


24 posted on 01/17/2011 6:56:03 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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I kept my analysis short

Yup the young Princes are fine

Charles is off in Mamby-Pamby Land

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25 posted on 01/17/2011 6:59:45 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: potlatch
Israel and America really threw a monkeywrench into Iran's nuke program
26 posted on 01/17/2011 7:10:49 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

Well, Charles is besotted with love for Camelia - or whatever her name is, lol. Elizabeth is holding off for William to take over I think. Good move.


27 posted on 01/17/2011 7:17:18 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: devolve

It got kinda WORMY, didn’t it? heh.


28 posted on 01/17/2011 7:18:18 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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Prince Charles can go off to his Enviro-NUTSIE conferences and leave the serious business to his sons....

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29 posted on 01/17/2011 7:23:36 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: potlatch


30 posted on 01/17/2011 7:27:16 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

I was talking about the Stuxnet Computer Worm and the Iranian Nuclear Program above.

Charles loves all the Global Warming stuff, etc.


31 posted on 01/17/2011 7:29:04 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: devolve

Lol, my previous response will apply to that too! Snakes alive!


32 posted on 01/17/2011 7:30:40 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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LOL!

I know

The only worm-ish gifs I had handy!

Charles is also enchanted by Muslims

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33 posted on 01/17/2011 7:36:42 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

I know. I wrote that in my post yesterday, lolol.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2658081/posts?page=17#17


34 posted on 01/17/2011 7:42:23 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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Yes - I saw that post

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35 posted on 01/17/2011 7:51:42 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

OK, when you said he was also enchanted by the Muslims I thought maybe you forgot it.

Long day, huh? Lol


36 posted on 01/17/2011 7:55:57 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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Still cannot get through

Messages still full up and blocked
No storm here yet - 1am - 6am/10am I see

Enough snow already!

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37 posted on 01/17/2011 8:07:10 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

Very strange. Did you call who you were going to call?
I spent the day reading around the web. My eyes are wore out.


38 posted on 01/17/2011 8:10:29 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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No answer there either - I’ll get through to my niece tomorrow night
TV and PCs can tire the eyes a lot

Circulating heated air in the winter can contribute to ‘dry eye’ and give your eyes a double-whammy

A wet washcloth over your eyes for at least five minutes often helps

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39 posted on 01/17/2011 8:27:03 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

No, just tired from reading long threads and articles, but I do that every day and working on graphics is even worse. I haven’t done that in awhile. It’s getting late.


40 posted on 01/17/2011 8:33:16 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

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Using a large screen helps for me - but I know a large HDTV would help - especially on the text and details

- Trying to mix up and balance my schedule often does not work for me

My eyes are talking to me tonight

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41 posted on 01/17/2011 8:45:13 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . new and improved and ahead of the curve . . . .)
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To: devolve

Lol, you need to go on to bed and rest them, you must have had a long day.

I’m about to head off myself.


42 posted on 01/17/2011 8:52:44 PM PST by potlatch ( !/ ~*coincidences usually aren't *~\!)
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To: potlatch

How can anyone believe it a ‘religion of peace’?

Any religion largely unchecked and seldom under scrutiny from the highest authority cannot be a religion of peace for very long. Had it not been for the European people, and their politicians, Islam would not have become a protected class, but would likely have had to get what just about every other one of us has to get. But in actuality, that is the Europeans’ choice, and that choice has consequences.


43 posted on 01/18/2011 10:11:26 AM PST by Morpheus2009 ("God doesn't play dice" - Albert Einstein)
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