Father Tomáš Halík laments more and more believers falling prey to “dead religion” of “fundamentalism and bigotry”
Prague’s Old Town square is one of the most iconic locations in the Czech Republic, that embodies the heart of the well-preserved historic city center, with monuments and buildings going back several centuries.
The coronavirus crisis “calls for a new theology of contemporary history and a new understanding of the Church”, a Czech priest academic has said.
The Presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE) are praying from deliverance from the coronavirus pandemic as Churches in Europe are increasing precautions – albeit with some exceptions.
A court has told a Czech cardinal he must rise above blasphemous “insults” contained in a theatre play for the sake of democracy and freedom of expression.
The Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic has cancelled legislation that would have taxed faith groups’ compensation for assets seized by the country’s Communist regime.
Czech police are investigating the Archbishop of Prague, Cardinal Dominik Duka, for allegedly covering up the continued sexual abuse of a seminarian.
For its wealth of religious monuments, it’s known as “the City of a Hundred Spires”. But most of the churches in Prague are now just tourist attractions.
Czech cardinal Dominik Duka has fallen in behind the homophobia of the Polish bishops and warned against the “atheistic” and “satanic” elements of LGBT “ideology”.