In 1991: Roman Catholics 46.4%, Evangelic Lutheran 5.3%, Atheist 29.5%, n/a 16.7%, but there were huge differences between the two constituent republics; see Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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“My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“A strong argument for the religion of Christ is thisthat offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be madenot to understandbut to feelas crime.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091845)
“Theres no reason to bring religion into it. I think we ought to have as great a regard for religion as we can, so as to keep it out of as many things as possible.”
—Sean OCasey (18841964)