lunedì 7 agosto 2017

Repubblica Ceca
Mass in commemoration of Cardinal Tomášek held in Prague
A mass in commemoration of Czech Cardinal Frantisek Tomasek, who became a symbol of the struggle for freedom still during his life, was held on his 25th death anniversary in Prague's St Vitus Cathedral today, celebrated by Prague Archbishop Cardinal Dominik Duka. Duka mentioned Tomasek's contribution to the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia and the obstacles and dangers he faced during the period of normalisation, or the hardline communist regime in the 1970s. Tomasek's work should never be forgotten, Duka said. (...)