Posts Tagged ‘confiscation’

Catholic Church in Czechslovakia to get billion-dollar compensation

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The Catholic Church in Czechslovakia is deciding how to divide up and manage billion-dollar compensation it is due for property confiscated by the communists in the 1940s. After more than 20 years of discussions, the country’s Chamber of Deputies has passed a bill returning the former property to 17 churches, of which the Catholic Church Read more