In Bamberg erect a memorial to witches — victims of the Inquisition

October 23, 2012 21:01

In the German town of Bamberg are planning to build a memorial to witches, victims of the Inquisition.

In Bamberg erect a memorial to witches - victims of the Inquisition

Citizens United and the City wants to remind the way "of the thousands of innocent victims who were killed in the period from 1612 th to 1631, during the largest witch-hunt."

As the chairman of association of citizens Bamberg Mitte Sabine Sauer, conceived at the same time will become a monument to caution against bigotry and discrimination, according to the information site Katholisch.de.

Memorial put in the historical part of the city, behind the castle Gayersvert, which was once the residence of the prince-bishop of Bamberg.

Now in Bamberg library, an exhibition dedicated to the Inquisition. According to the presented documents on it, in the XVII century at Bamberg Prince-Bishop Fox in Dornhayme initiated particularly cruel trials of witches, ever seen in Europe.

In August this year the Archbishop Ludwig Schick of Bamberg announced previously made against witches in the bishopric sentence invalid, according to the portal "Sedmitsa.ru."

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