Student forced to wipe ashes off forehead in front of classmates | KTXS

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A fourth grade student said he was told by his teacher to wipe off the ashes that were on his forehead to mark Ash Wednesday. William McLeod attends school in Utah. He said that when he went to school on Wednesday, classmates asked about the ashes. “I said ‘I’m Catholic. It’s the first day of Lent,'” he said. It wasn’t long before a teacher approached him about the mark. “The teacher walked over and said like, ‘what is that? ‘ And I was like it’s Ash Wednesday and I’m Catholic.

Source: Student forced to wipe ashes off forehead in front of classmates | KTXS

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