Posts Tagged ‘Italian secularism’

Crucifixes in classrooms: Italians grapple with secularism

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

An Italian high school teacher continues to wage a legal battle against his employer after being suspended in 2014 for removing the crucifix from his classroom. Franco Coppoli, who teaches literature and history in the Umbrian city of Terni, says he should have “the freedom not to teach under a religious symbol”. The 56-year-old professor Read more