Cultural suicide and capitulation. “EU sends out Â£4.4m diaries to schools which list Muslim, Chinese and Hindu holidays… but miss out Christmas and Easter,” by Allan Hall in the Daily Mail, January 14 (thanks to Sr. Soph):
The European Union has sent millions of diaries to schools which list the dates of Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Jewish and Chinese festivals – but omit any mention of Christian celebrations.
In an extraordinary move, three million 2011 notebooks were printed at a cost of Â£4.4million to the taxpayer. Around 350,000 of the diaries have already been shipped to schools in the UK alone.
There is no record for Christmas, Easter or Lent – despite bureaucrats carefully listing the EU’s self-styled ‘Europe Day’ on May 9.
The EU was forced to apologise in the wake of the blunder as religious groups expressed their disbelief….