Madrid, Spain, Apr 23, 2021 / 16:00 pm
Spain’s bishops have a “troubling disagreement” with the country’s coalition government, led by socialists, which aims at restricting freedom of conscience and marginalizing the teaching of religion in schools, the secretary general of the bishops’ conference has said.
Bishop Luis Javier Argüello Garcia, Auxiliary Bishop of Valladolid, said that while relations in ordinary interactions with government agencies are "cordial and constructive," with regard to the government’s legislative program there is "troubling disagreement.”
Euthanasia was legalized in the country earlier this year.
Pedro Sánchez of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party is prime minister of Spain. His government is a coalition with Unidas Podemos, a left-wing alliance.