Parents Halt School Procession during Holy Week
Date of incident: March 23, 2018
Category: Government Restrictions
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Anti-Religion or humanism groups / Education / Governmental
The parents of a two-year old student objected to the school participating in the Viernes de Dolores (Friday of Sorrows) procession. The Escuela Infantil Sagrada Familia organized the procession from the school to the neighborhood parish on March 23rd as part of the traditional celebrations of the Holy Week. The school council approved the voluntary event, but the Andalusian educational authority cancelled it after the parents complained.