Italy Wants Crosses and Nativity Scenes in All Classrooms: Fights Political Correctness – “Long live our traditions, and may they spread!” -Italy’s Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini

Doug Mainwaring : Dec 4, 2018 :

(Italy)— [] Amid what Italian media is describing as “open war” on school nativity scenes, Italy’s Education Ministry has slapped back, granting approval to installing crucifixes and reinstating nativity scenes in the nation’s classrooms. (Image: Ben White Photography-Unsplash)

“The crucifix is for me the symbol of our history, our culture, our traditions,” said Education Minister Marco Bussetti, speaking to the Federation of Catholic Schools’ annual congress in Rome. “I don’t see how it can cause any irritation in our school rooms, on the contrary it may help kids to reflect on our history.”

Bussetti is not alone.

When a school in the city of Terni, northeast of Rome, cancelled its traditional nativity play in order to respect children from other cultures, Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini slammed the measure as “IDIOCY,” according to a Voice of Europe report.

“It is not just about religion,” said Salvini on Facebook, “but about history, roots, culture. I will not give up”…

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