Cardinal Duka: Is tearing down statues the end of our Christian civilization?

Allah's Willing Executioners

Speaking in Velehrad, the most important Czech pilgrimage site, on the occasion of celebrating the arrival of the Christian missionaries to the Czech territory, Cardinal Dominik Duka talked about divisions in today’s society, stressing that in democracy, there has to be morality and respect for others.

However, Duka began his speech by saying that Velehrad is a place that helped Czechs find their national identity.

“According to tradition, St. Ludmila was also baptized here by St. Methodius and received a Marian medallion, later called the Palladium, which found its place on the chest of St. Wenceslas, her grandson and became part of our national and spiritual identity,” said Duka, commemorating the arrival of the first Christian missionaries Cyril and Methodius celebrated on July 6.

Duka then pointed out that in the current situation, many people feel lost and wonder how to carry on.

“The current unrest, acts of violence, and…

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