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Czech parliament passes bill to tax church compensation payments

February 01, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “A 2012 law in the Czech Republic allowing religious orders to recover assets seized by the Communists after 1948 was widely seen as a major step towards reconciliation between church and state,” according to the report. “However, parliament has now passed a bill proposed by the present-day Communist Party that would tax any financial compensation, causing widespread anger.”

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