Members of the Danish clergy have reacted positively to the decision by schools to teach their youngest students about religions other than Christianity.

Danish students used to only learn about other religions once they had reached seventh grade, but a recent decision by parliament has introduced the teaching of other religions, such as Islam, into the Christianity studies curriculum at a much younger age

According to Per Bucholdt Andreasen, chair of the Danish Association of Priests (Den Danske Præstforening), it was a wise move by politicians to alter the focus of the subject.

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