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Why are we creating educational ghettoes in 2017? | Letters

Readers react to articles on anti-Catholic prejudice and translating the Bible for the benefit of ordinary people

Catherine Pepinster (Catholics still face prejudice, 400 years on, 2 November) is often right, but is wrong in asserting that tackling discrimination in the admission policies of faith school is rooted in anti-Catholic prejudice.

The fight against discriminatory schools applies to all faiths, not just Catholics, nor is it anti-faith, but based on the belief that if we want to have a tolerant, inclusive society, we need to have a tolerant, inclusive education system that produces it. That means not segregating children into different faith schools, which limits their horizons and ensures the next generation grows up as strangers to each other. Why are we creating educational ghettoes in 2017?

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