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The Daily Poll

Poll: Should parents be allowed take photos during Communion ceremonies?

Priests have been advising parents against the practice, due to concerns about child protection.

AS HOLY COMMUNION season continues – a front-page report in today’s Independent is sure to generate plenty of debate among parents and relatives at services today.

A spokesperson for Catholic Church watchdog the NBSCCC has warned parents against taking photos during services, the paper says, “to avoid a situation whereby photos get into the wrong hands of potential abusers”.

The rule is in line with ‘best practice’ for any organisation dealing with large groups of children, a spokesperson for the Dublin Archdiocese said.

What do you think?

Poll Results:

Seems a little too strict. (4715)
Makes sense. (3264)
I couldn't care less. (1878)

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