Written answers

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Foster Care Policy

Photo of Clare DalyClare Daly (Dublin Fingal, Independent)
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446. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the protocol regarding religion in the case of children who are fostered and if the religion of the parent or parents of the child will be respected in all circumstances in view of reports that fostered children are being prepared for Holy Communion, Confirmation or both against the wishes of their parents. [20681/19]

Photo of Katherine ZapponeKatherine Zappone (Dublin South West, Independent)
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I wish to thank the Deputy for her question, and can confirm that I have referred the matter to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, for their direct reply.


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