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Russian Church defends Brits who lost jobs for wearing crucifix

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Russian Church defends Brits who lost jobs for wearing crucifix

 The Russian Orthodox Church has stepped in to support two British women who are taking their case for wearing religious symbols at work to the European Court of Human Rights.

­British Airways check-in clerk Naida Eweida and nurse Shirley Chaplin both lost their jobs after wearing a crucifix to work.

In Eweida’s case the airline claimed the cross breached its uniform code. In 2007, British Airways backed down and have since permitted the display of religious symbols. Since then she has been campaigning to define the rights of Christians to wear religious insignia..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://www.rt.com/news/church-human-rights-symbols-faith-805/

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