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Christian lawyers appeal procession ban in Castilla y León
Abogados Cristianos appealed to the judge, through a controversial appeal, to ban the junta of Castilla-e-Leon from the celebration of religious processions on the occasion of the festivities of the patron saint in several municipalities, As part of the restrictive measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
The The appeal considers that the Junta de Castilla y León has exceeded its duties, since any interference with a fundamental right, in this case religious freedom, needs to be developed through organic law,” explains the president of Abogados Cristianos, Polonia Castellanos.
So it’s all Restrictions “may in no way affect the individual and individual exercise of the religious freedom of brothers and sisters”He adds in the letter issued on Wednesday.
Comparatively, this organization of lawyers does not understand that on a date such as September 8 (the Nativity of Our Lady), which is a holiday in many municipalities and provincial capitals in Castilla y León such as Salamanca and Belladolide, Processions are prohibited. “In the meantime, other mass events, such as union demonstrations, have been allowed.” Which, in his opinion, “involves clear discrimination against Catholics,” he points out before recalling that it is not the first time that the junta and its main leaders have attacked Christians under the pretext of the virus.
In his letter to the judge, Abogados Christianos explains the contradiction between a rule, in his opinion, that public demonstrations of faith such as processions “cannot be carried out” while any other kind of demonstration, implying more concentration and gathering of people in places of public transport, was taking place Some time ago “
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