Situation of the Catholic Church in Czechoslovakia
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Situation of the Catholic Church in Czechoslovakia by Vlastislav Chalupa

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Published by Czechoslovak Foreign Institute in Exile in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Czechoslovakia.

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Edition Notes

Statementby V. Chalupa.
SeriesStudies of the Czechoslovak Foreign Institute in Exile
ContributionsCzechoslovak Foreign Institute in Exile.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 89/05985 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20309369M

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COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In the s, the situation of religious groups in Czechoslovakia again deteriorated. The Roman Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of Cardinal František Tomášek, archbishop of Prague, was once more the principal target. Throughout the s, the regime arrested clergy and lay people for distributing religious samizdat literature.   Welt, Vol. 6, No. 4 (April ), p. Catholic Church in Czechoslovakia or repairs, issued sacerdotal licenses authorizing priests to say Mass and otherwise carry out the priestly office, and severely restricted the foreign travel of its by: 1.   Catholics in Communist Czechoslovakia: A Story of Persecution and Perseverance. Dr. Radomír Malý, a signatory of the famous “Char” reflects on living under communist rule .

Czech Republic, Church Books, Description. mages and some indexes of baptisms/births, marriages, and deaths that occurred in the Roman Catholic, Evangelical Lutheran, and Reformed Church parishes, as well as entries in those registers for Jews. These images are of original parish records created by local priests of each parish now.   All - church Books: There are small (un names) indexes to births/baptisms, marriages, and church books. The church book image collection currently has more than , images of Catholic and Jewish records. The records appear to be mostly from northern Bohemia. Northern Moravia (Regional Archives at Opava).   Maps of Czech catholic parishes Czech Catholic church system is divided among seven (arch)episcopates which have their residencies in Prague, České Budějovice (Budweis), Plzeň (Pilsen), Litoměřice, Hradec Králové, Brno, Olomouc and Ostrava/Opava. Religions: Roman Catholic %, Protestant (includes Czech Brethren and Hussite) %, other and unspecified 54%, none % Languages: Czech (official) %, Slovak %, other 3% Ethnic Groups: Czech %, Moravian 5%, Slovak %, other %, unspecified % Motto: Pravda vítězí! (Czech) (Truth prevails!) Neighbouring Countries: ← Germany, ↗ Poland, ↘ Slovakia, ↓ Austria.

Late s Czechoslovakia entered the communist era with a varied religiousheritage. There were nine major creeds listed in its censuses: Roman Catholic, Ruthenian Catholic Church(called "Uniate"), the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, Lutheran, Calvinist, Orthodox, the Czech Reformed Church(the Hussites), the Old Catholic Church, and Judaism.   The Catholic Church is facing its most serious crisis in years. In these last few months, a new wave of clerical sexual abuse revelations left the world in shock. From Australia to Chile to Germany to the United States, horrifying reports revealed thousands of cases of child molestation by members of the clergy.   Slovak historian Blanka Kudlacova has recently written an academic paper about the role of the Catholic Church in Communist Czechoslovakia. She writes: the book for himself. The situation . For a long time, the attitude of Communist governments, not only toward the Catholic Church but toward all other religions as well, has been painfully clear and consistent. a) According to Marxist doctrine, all religion is a myth which causes man to become “alienated” *1 to an imaginary superior being, that is .