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#pragmatic baptism

# pragmatic-baptism - Friday 22 January, 2016

The New York Times has put the spotlight on having to baptise a child to get them into school
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The New York Times has put the spotlight on having to baptise a child to get them into school

Jan 22nd 2016, 9:43 AM 23,635 Views 195 Comments

We’ve made the front page.

# pragmatic-baptism - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Almost half of parents would not choose a Christian school for their child if they had the option
# Pragmatic Baptism
# Pragmatic Baptism

Almost half of parents would not choose a Christian school for their child if they had the option

Dec 10th 2015, 3:05 PM 24,902 Views 282 Comments

One in five people know someone who has baptised their child just to get them into the local school.

# pragmatic-baptism - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'
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# Pragmatic Baptism

Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'

Dec 8th 2015, 9:50 AM 15,018 Views 257 Comments

Former Minister for Education and current Labour TD Ruairí Quinn spoke this morning of the urgent need for reform in the area.