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School Receptionist Prayer Case Settled

ICC Note

“We say there is an undercurrent of anti-Christian sentiment which she has come up against. If she had been from another religious background, nothing would have happened.”

04/14/2010 UK (The Christian Institute)-A school receptionist who was suing her employers for religious discrimination following a dispute over a prayer email has secured an undisclosed payment and settled out of court.

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The dispute began in January last year when Mrs Cain’s daughter Jasmine, then aged five, was reprimanded by her class teacher for talking about her Christian faith to another child.

“We say there is an undercurrent of anti-Christian sentiment which she has come up against. If she had been from another religious background, nothing would have happened.”

Pleased

The settlement, announced today, was welcomed by Mrs Cain. She said: “I am pleased that this matter has been resolved.

“We all agree that Christians should be treated with the same sensitivity and respect that is shown to people of all faiths and none. My family and I look forward to getting on with our lives and putting this matter behind us”.

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