Good King Wenceslas of Christmas carol fame, who was actually a duke, made Christianity the state religion of Bohemia (Czech Republic) during the 930's. Even today, Prague is known as the city of a thousand spires. However, a mindset of non-belief in the Czech Republic is the legacy of fifty years rule by Nazis and Communists. In 1949, the Communist government confiscated church property and arrested thousands of priests.
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