Catholic call to prayer

18th August 2006 at 01:00
The Roman Catholic church this week urged the Government to reconsider its decision to allow 16-year-olds to opt out of religious worship in schools.

It followed a pledge by ministers to amend the 60-year-old laws governing school prayers.

Oona Stannard, chief executive of the Catholic Education Service, said:

"Prayer, reflection and contemplation provide the perfect antidote to the stresses and strains of modern day living".

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