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Protestants In a Catholic Land

Sobota, 7 Sierpien 1993

...there was a hole in the window of the church today, and one of the hosts, an older (but full of energy) lady, said the Catholic kids had done it... given that 95% of the people in Poland are Catholic, she's probably right, whether it has anything to do with the Catholic vs. Methodist problem or not...

8/11/93

{ As far as our original project of moving bricks from family homes to the church property: ] the truck that we wanted to get, that was not available yesterday, was broken down today. We're not taking any bets on tomorrow. Apparently there are a couple of other trucks in town that would do the job, but they don't want to come out and do a job for the Methodists. So there's a little example of where Methodist - Catholic relations stand in 1993...

One good sign, though: apparently, the Premiere of Poland (Lech Walesa is President, but they also have a Premiere) is holding a meeting today for all the non-Catholic churches in Poland to try to work things out; the Methodist bishop of Poland is attending. Guy [ Langston, our tour leader ] said that even the fact that she (the Premiere) was willing to have such a meeting is a good sign that things will smooth out...


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