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Poland Bishops Declare New Holiday
 
(Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012)

Source: Polskie Radio (Warsaw)

The Polish Bishops' Conference has announced that the Thursday after Whitsunday will henceforth be a new holiday dedicated to "Jesus Christ the Eternal Almighty Priest".

This new annual Polish holiday, which falls a week before Corpus Christi, will not be a non-working public holiday in Poland.

The last new Polish non-working public holiday was Epipahny which was restored as a non-working public holiday in Poland two years ago (24-Sep-2010). Until then, Epiphany had been the only religious public holiday not been restored since Poland regained its independence in 1991, and had been the source of many petitions to have the public holiday restored (19-Apr-2009, 27-Jun-2008, 22-Sep-2008, and 17-Oct-2008).

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 2010-09-24: Poland Restores Epiphany Public Holiday
 2009-04-19: Poland Epiphany Public Holiday Restoration Update
 2008-10-17: Poland's Parliament Rejects Reinstatement Of Epiphany Public Holiday
 2008-09-22: Poland To Vote On Restoration Of Epiphany Public Holiday
 2008-06-27: Poland Epiphany Public Holiday Restoration Gaining Momentum


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