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Religion in Romania

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Published May 27th 2010
ISBN : 9781157043133
Paperback
30 pages
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Chapters: Cncd Decision 323/2006, Armenians of Romania, Trei Ierarhi Monastery, Hinduism in Romania. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 29. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where youMoreChapters: Cncd Decision 323/2006, Armenians of Romania, Trei Ierarhi Monastery, Hinduism in Romania. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 29. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: CNCD Decision 323/2006 is a decision of Romanias National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) regarding the display of religious symbols in public schools. The decision was brought to the CNCD by Emil Moise, a teacher and parent from Buzu County, who stated that the public display of Orthodox icons in classrooms constitutes an infringement of Romanias separation of church and state and discriminates against atheist, agnostic and non-religious people. In November 21, 2006, the CNCD upheld Moises complaint, ruling that the Ministry of Education, who operates public schools, must respect the secular character of the state and the autonomy of religion and that religious symbols must only be shown during religion lessons or in areas dedicated exclusively to religious education. On June 11, 2008, the High Court of Cassation and Justice ruled that the presence of icons in schools is legal, in effect overturning the CNCDs decision. In 2005, Emil Moise (who is himself Orthodox) took the Buzu County School Inspectorate to court due to the presence of Romanian Orthodox icons in his daughters school, the Margareta Sterian Art High School in Buzu. He claimed that the presence of such religious symbols in a state institution is an infringement of Romanias constitutionally-guaranteed freedom of conscience and freedom of religion. The Buzu County Court ruled on March 27, 2005, in Decision 157/2005, that: In this way, the County Court rejected Moises complaint, upholding the maintenance of the religious symbols in the Margareta Sterian Art High School. Moise appealed to the Ploieti Court of Appeals, which uphel...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=819564