Czech Republic

Map reflects the 30 most recent Persecution Reports. Click HERE for the Map Legend.



Czech Government Resigns; Churches Concerned

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Churches in the Czech Republic are concerned that the compensation they were to receive for persecution suffered during the Communist regime is now in jeopardy after the resignation of the Prime Minister.

Czech Republic to Compensate Christians for Past Persecutions

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The Czech Government will pay over three billion to Churches in compensation for property that was taken from them during the communist era. When communists came to power in 1948 Church property was destroyed or given to third parties, Christians were persecuted and Priests were imprisoned and executed. The compensation is “an act of justice," said Prime Minister Petr Necas.

Czech Republic Makes Right Past Wrongs to Catholic Church

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Property confiscated from the Catholic Church during the previous communist regime is now in on its way to being returned. After years of negotiation, the Parliament has agreed to return the land over the next thirty years. While this could be vetoed by the President, it is a huge “win” for Catholics in the country.

Czech Parliament Votes to Return Churches Stolen During Communist Era

Monday, July 16th, 2012

In a pledge to “end the legacy of Communism” the Czech Republic’s parliament approved a plan to return property to churches that were stolen during 1948-1989. Though, this is a victory for reversing persecution against Christians during that era of Communism, the fight is not over as this was a narrow win and there are already pledges to “block the legislation in the Senate.”

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