Poland's Church, Government Mark Christianity Anniversary

April 14, 2016 1:02 PM

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Poland's bishops have opened religious and political celebrations that mark 1,050 years of Christianity in Poland with a debate on its significance for the nation.

The church and the conservative government jointly organized the three-day ceremonies that opened Thursday in the western town of Gniezno, considered to be the cradle of Poland's Catholicism. Government members want the ceremonies to stress that Poland's Catholic identity ties the nation to Western ...

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