Catalonian Separatists say Church is the Enemy

Country: Spain

Date of incident: September 26, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Political



At a press conference held on September 26, 2017 in front of the cathedral in Tarragona, officials from the pro-Catalan independence political party CUP (Candidatura d'Unitat Popular) called the Catholic Church a "power structure to crush" that "discriminates against women and LGBT groups." It has also called for the elimination of aid to Christian schools and removal of a favorable tax status for churches.

Source: Religion en Liberdad