Charlie Brown in church and state fight
Reaction from Father Jonathan Morris
- Duration 3:49
- Date Nov 25, 2012
Reaction from Father Jonathan Morris
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Timeless classic a Charlie Brown Christmas teaches kids the true meaning of the holiday season.
-- Yeah it's.
Nice -- -- My issue right.
-- is commercialism and my Christmas.
I'm saying essentially don't get clean -- shown live anywhere where -- can't worry.
Love it about Charlie Brown -- smack in the middle of the separation of church and state fight the group of parents.
Are fighting in Arkansas elementary school.
Field trip to see a stage production of Charlie Brown at a church to hear enough with his take on this is Fox News religion contributor.
Father Jonathan Moore does love -- that -- an -- -- is a classic back but most of us don't consider that to be battle Royale of church vs yeah stage but.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Would I be afraid of my children going to see this story of Judaism.
Write the story of Abraham the story and Isaac and Jacob absolutely not the fact that we have the right just free speech for all.
Means that they're going to be also an app there's going to an opportunity end up probability that there -- also -- people who do stupid.
-- and totally out of line things like pro testing.
The fact that Charlie Brown is going to be presented and his Christmas story presented to kids.
My recommendation is first of all for parents were watching.
To just take it easy -- recognize.
You don't have to stand up for the very small minority who are making a big thing out of a very small thing.
Who would be afraid of their kids going to watch IA classic.
Charlie Brown story like this to what you do would you -- -- your principal and say.
In what stand up.
There's going to be people there -- groups like -- DF alliance for defending freedom who will defend your rights in our country.
To -- the faith that you believe in or just except a diverse view.
In the in -- in -- holiday season that is obviously.
A Christian season.
Here's the statement from Terry elementary school in Little Rock, Arkansas a letter was sent home so parents who took exception.
And wish to have their children remain -- school could do so.
The district does not promote or encourage students to support.
Any religion that's excellent David -- -- and that's how it should be but is that it doesn't just to have other kids sit out.
Any parent should have the right to say I want my kid to be participating in this but what we don't want is a small group of parents and very small group -- then say.
The real American tradition here real diversity of real respect means that we can't do anything that in any way.
-- expresses Christian or Jewish or Muslim faith that's not the way to go.
Not at all and to close the segment you also believe in the separation of church in football you're not happy about the Notre Dame.
Perfect season the touchdown Jesus saved the day there's going to the national championship that you're -- you're going to turn millions of people against me because I'm a Michigan -- Ring thing I had the fact that I see it Catholic university -- Notre Dame a great institution no doubt winning.
That does not bring joy to my heart slowly weighing less than when they'll host Ohio State on sat -- what Notre Dame beat us.
In a terrible terrible game which would get many more yards than they did I didn't see the controversial angle this this segments in today but well you guys France John thanks so much and then get back to the important thing that's right father -- about me.