Secularists on the attack in royal and Catholic Luxembourg

December 2, 2013

According to Wort.lu:

Luxembourg government “formateur” Xavier Bettel on Tuesday evening met Grand Duke Henri…

The coalition partners had suggested earlier this week that Luxembourg’s national day should be celebrated with a secular ceremony, rather than the official “Te Deum”, traditionally held on the morning of June 23 at the Notre Dame Cathedral….

At the same time, the coalition partners had announced that they wish to make progress on the separation of church and state, for example by eliminating religious education from schools and introducing significant changes to the funding of religious groups in the Grand Duchy.

To read the entire article in Wort.lu, please click here.

 In this handout image provided by the Grand-Ducal Court of Luxembourg, Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg and Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg pose with Miss Isaure de le Court, Countess Louise de Lannoy, Mr Lancelot de le Court, Countess Caroline de Lannoy, Miss Madeleine Hamilton and Mr Gabriel de Luxembourg for an official photo inside the Grand-Ducal Palace after their wedding ceremony at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg on October 20, 2012 in Luxembourg.

In this handout image provided by the Grand-Ducal Court of Luxembourg, Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg and Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg pose with Miss Isaure de le Court, Countess Louise de Lannoy, Mr Lancelot de le Court, Countess Caroline de Lannoy, Miss Madeleine Hamilton and Mr Gabriel de Luxembourg for an official photo inside the Grand-Ducal Palace after their wedding ceremony at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg on October 20, 2012 in Luxembourg.

 

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