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Nicolas Sarkozy on Laicism at the Lateran Church of Saint John in Rome

December 20, 2007

No one denies that the French system of laicism is a guarantee of liberty: liberty to believe or not; liberty to practice a religion and to change it; liberty to refuse to betray one's conscience with public practices; the liberty of parents to educate their children according to their beliefs; liberty from discrimination from government due to beliefs.

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