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# holy words

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Solidarity-PBP TDs refuse to stand for Dáil prayer and hold up 'separate Church and State' posters
Last week the Dáil voted to retain the Dáil prayer and also to add a 30 second moment of reflection.
TDs have voted to make it compulsory to stand during the Dáil prayer
Three amendments that would have gotten rid of the Dáil prayer were voted down today.
Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer
It’s proposed a 30-second moment of silence will take place after the daily prayer.
The Dáil prayer: We're not the only parliament to have one
It is a requirement under the Dáil rules that a sitting cannot begin without the prayer being read.