Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Catholic nun told she cannot wear habit in Nebraska school

Image result for Sister Madeleine MillerA Catholic religious sister has been told that she cannot wear her habit while teaching in a Nebraska secondary school.

Sister Madeleine Miller was hired to teach in a public school in Norfolk, but informed that she would not be allowed to wear her habit in the classroom. 

The policy was based on an old anti-Catholic law, enacted in 1919, which bars distinctive religious garb. 

A move is now underway to repeal the old law.

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