Oh, for God’s Sake!

  • 2010-09-02
  • By Karlis Streips
The biggest event on the Roman Catholic calendar in Latvia is the festival of the Mother of God, which is held in the eastern Latvian town of Aglona every year in August. Pilgrims walk all the way to Aglona from lots of different places in the country, and by and large it is an event of worship and celebration. This year, however, it was also an event of politics.Latvia’s Roman Catholic cardinal, Janis Pujats, used the event to complain that “anti-Christian” political parties might take power in Latvia, and so people should, he said, plump for the ultra-corrupt and u...
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