Laica Europa Issues Statement on "International Secularism Day"

Country: Spain

Date of incident: December 9, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Area of case: Anti-Religion or humanism groups


Europa Laica wrote to demand "the denunciation and repeal of the 1979 Agreements with the Holy See, and those of 1992 with other confessions", as well as the "priority of public and secular schools, free of religious indoctrination or of any kind, as a way of overcoming the inequality generated by an educational system in concert with the Catholic school financed by the public treasury." Additionally, the group demands the abolishment of the economic and fiscal privileges enjoyed by the Catholic Church, as well as the promulgation of a "Freedom of Conscience" law.

Source: Laicismo