Not a mission!

Pope Benedict XVI yesterday backed the display of crucifixes in public buildings, saying God should be present in public life.
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"It is important that God is present in public life, with the sign of the cross, in homes and public buildings," the pontiff said

Am I the only one who thinks this should not happen?

Church and State should be kept totally seperate. If a person wishes to hang a crucifix in their home or place of worship that is fine but not in public buildings.

My own mother wouldn't have a crucifix in the house as she believes "If you wear a cross you bear a cross". She was even relecutant to buy me a Celtic cross for around my neck.

We need a secular state not a state that sympathises with one form of religion.

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