Thursday, September 20, 2007

The crucifix vs. the plastic shopping bag -- in Poland

Jonathan Luxmoore, "East Meets West -- at a price" (The Tablet, London, September 15, 2007):
Rampant consumerism fired by scarcely fettered capitalism is changing the face of Poland, where the old Catholic rhythms of the year, punctuated by feast days and holy days are being swept aside in pursuit of retail and an open all hours culture.

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