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Crucifix Ruling Prompts Italian Debate

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Crucifix Ruling Prompts Italian Debate

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Crucifix Ruling Prompts Italian Debate

Crucifix Ruling Prompts Italian Debate

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A judge in Italy orders the removal of a crucifix from a schoolroom. A Muslim rights advocate filed the case, claiming the display of Christ on the cross discriminates against Muslims. The ruling ignites public debate on religious tolerance and national identity. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.

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