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January 17, 2013

Polish Court Rejects Motion by Lefty Secularists to Remove Christian Cross From Parliament


The Roman Catholic Sejm cross is in the building of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, the dominant house of the Polish parliament.


A Polish court has rejected a motion by secularists to remove a cross from the Polish parliament's debating chamber (Hat tip - Jim Hoft) :

A Polish court has rejected a motion calling for the removal of a crucifix from parliament's debating chamber in a case pitting Poland's traditional Catholicism against a younger generation who think the church is too strong.

Warsaw's district court late on Monday argued that since the cross had not been met with any objections in the past it was accepted by most Poles and did not violate their rights.

The crucifix was placed in the chamber one night by two conservative politicians in 1997.

The court also chastised the anti-clerical Palikot's Movement party led by former vodka tycoon Janusz Palikot which brought the court case, accusing it of calling for tolerance yet failing to show acceptance of religious symbols.

... Poland's rightist politicians hailed the court's decision, saying it reflected the feelings of most Poles.

"This case was a grotesque joke," said Andrzej Jaworski, a deputy of the opposition Law and Justice party and the head of the party's committee to fight atheism. "It was a part of Palikot's Movement's war against the cross." ...

Just the latest in the war on Christianity being carried out by Islam and its allies of the socialist left.

Related: David Horowitz - Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left

Posted by Hyscience at January 17, 2013 10:03 AM

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