Source:Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung (Augsburg)
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 Updated: Friday, March 1, 2019
The government cabinet of Germany's state of Bavaria, has decided to also declare October 31, 2017, as a one-off public holiday (gesetzlichen Feiertag) to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his ninety-five theses on the door of the Castle Church of Wittenberg.
The next step is for Bavarian Interior Minister, Joachim Herrmann, to submit a bill declaring October 31, 2017, as a one-off public holiday (gesetzlichen Feiertag) in Bavaria to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation.
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