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Poland's Parliament Rejects Reinstatement Of Epiphany Public Holiday

Source: Polskie Radio
Posted: Friday, October 17, 2008
Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2019


The Polish Parliament has rejected a draft bill purporting to restore the Christian public holiday of Epiphany (January 6).

This Christian holiday, also called Three Kings in Poland, was a public holiday until the 1960's when the communist party canceled it as part of its crack-down on the Catholic church.

The bill went in front of parliament last month (2008-09-22), following a petition which had garnered over half a million signatures (2008-06-27).



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