Japanese bishops: imperial ceremonies should recognize church-state separation
March 06, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic bishops of Japan have asked the government to observe the separation of church and state when the country welcomes a new emperor in 2019. The bishops, in a letter to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said that the ceremonies should “clarify the distinction between national acts and the imperial family’s private ritual events.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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