The "War for the Word": Father Gh. Calciu-Dumitreasa and Religious Resistance in Romania in the 70's and 80's Cover Image
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„Războiul întru cuvânt”:Preotul Gh. Calciu-Dumitreasa si rezistenţa religioasă în România anilor ’70-’80
The "War for the Word": Father Gh. Calciu-Dumitreasa and Religious Resistance in Romania in the 70's and 80's

Author(s): Ana-Maria Cătănuş
Subject(s): History
Published by: Institutul National pentru Studiul Totalitarismului
Keywords: Romania; Communism; anti-communism; religious resistance; dissidents.

Summary/Abstract: In the 70's more and more voices in Romania challenged the State's policy versus religion, inviting attention to the abuse religious people were subjected to. The year 1977 marked the beginning of Father Calciu's protests. On March 8, 1978, Father Calciu inaugurated his set of sermons "Seven Words for the Young Ones", delivered at the Radu-Voda church.

  • Issue Year: XV/2007
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 242-260
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Romanian