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Näfelser Fahrt: Sermon

   
 

Catholic priest preaching at "Näfelser Fahrt", an annual commemoration day with processions, marching bands, political speeches and sermons to celebrate the anniversary of the battle of Näfels between the people from canton Glarus, Switzerland and the counts of Habsburg back in 1388.

What subject would you expect? Exactly, freedom. Needless to say that the clergyman made quite some efforts to differenciate between real freedom as a gift of God and egoistic freedom (just doing what we want). Equally needless to say that the young people he tried to address were absent and that the members of the local establishment didn't feel addressed, because, after all, they are only acting according to their responsibility ...

 

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Photos taken on 2007-04-12 in Glarus and Näfels, canton Glarus (GL),
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