France announced Friday its decision to ban prayers of any religion in the streets of the two main cities, Paris and Marseilles, as already happens in Nice, in a series of government measures to promote secularism.
That was one of the points that the Interior Minister,
These include the creation of an inter-ministerial working group to clarify, before the summer, conditions that the principle of neutrality in public services and to propose appropriate legal measures.
To promote freedom of worship is also committed to creating a "departmental conference"
To promote freedom of worship is also committed to creating a"departmental conference"of religious freedom, which would consist of locally elected people responsible for the administration or the guarantee that the slaughter of animals according to their respective rites undertaken in accordance with religious sanitary rules.
The Government also proposes the development of a code of secularism and religious freedom, which will be available in late May, in addition to strengthening the teaching of this principle in public schools, or training "republican" ministers of religion , especially the magnets.
It seeks, according to an Interior Ministry statement, improve knowledge and application of secularism , reassert the principle of religious neutrality in public services and ensure the free exercise of religion.