Jun 29, 2017

It’s 2017, for Christ’s sake. Can we finally stop saying The Lord’s Prayer in Parliament?

Our constitution mandates freedom of religion. So why do we open Parliament with a Protestant prayer?

David Salter

Journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

“Paris vaut une messe” ("Paris is worth a mass")

-- Henry IV of France

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