The burqa is not a religious sign, it's a sign of subservience, a sign of debasement - I want to say it solemnly. It will not be welcome in the territory of the French Republic.The appointment of the executive director of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good isn't really about disputes between religious figures; it's about something much more urgent It raises serious doubts about the wisdom of having an Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at all.
Overheard Anonymous Freethought Today; Jun/Jul 2009; 26, 5; Docstoc pg. 4 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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