Cardinal Basil Hume urges Catholic families to send their children to Cath olic schools

24th January 1997 at 00:00
Cardinal Basil Hume has urged Catholic families to send their children to Catholic schools. Speaking to the Catholic Independent Schools Conference he described Catholic schools as a priority.

"A Catholic should attend a Catholic school whether in the maintained or private sector," he said. "That remains the norm." Catholic state schools remain popular, but a number of private schools have had to close for lack of numbers.

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