Russian schools to require religious instruction
Catholic World News - February 14, 2012
After decades of official atheism, the government of Russia has chosen to make religious education compulsory in the nation's schools.
Students will be asked to choose instruction in one of the four “traditional” faiths of Russia: Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Judaism, or Buddhism. Those who reject all four alternatives may still opt for courses on the “foundations of religious culture.”
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