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Bavarian government mandates crosses on state buildings

April 25, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The government of the German state of Bavaria has announced that all public buildings should display a cross, as a sign of the state’s “cultural identity and Christian-Western influence.”

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  • Posted by: feedback - Apr. 25, 2018 8:18 PM ET USA

    Up until now state offices in Bavaria were free to display a Crucifix. But if the new *requirement* is challenged in courts, which is likely to happen next, this could change into a prohibition to expose Christian symbols in state buildings. A strict rule against prohibition to display symbols of Christianity would be much wiser than a requirement.