They denounce "LGBT indoctrination" of the Swedish group Ikea. The Polish Catholic bishops defended a recently dismissed employee on Saturday, accused by the furniture sign of having made "discriminatory remarks" against the community.
On the occasion of the World Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 17, Ikea published an article in its internal mail setting out the company's tolerance policy. It was in response to this publication that the employee made these comments, says Ikea.
According to the group, the comments of his former employee could "offend the property and dignity of members of the LGBT community" while the group's policy is "not to tolerate discrimination and exclusionary attitudes".
The sling of Polish bishops
"From the point of view of the law, and above all, of propriety and good sense, it is unacceptable to attack the Ikea employee who refused LGBT indoctrination at the workplace," the bishops wrote in a statement. communiqué published on the website of the episcopate of Poland.
The man, identified by the press as Tomasz K., quoted in his letters and about passages of the Old Testament indicating in particular that homosexuals "will be put to death, their blood will fall on them" (Book of Leviticus, Ed. ).
The bishops, members of the Episcopal Council for the Apostolate of the Laity, "congratulated Mr. Tomasz for his courage in professing and defending the faith in daily life", an attitude "worthy of recognition and exemplary".
Sacked employee wants to go to court
The prelates mentioned on occasion the feelings of "disgust, sadness, concern for the future and even insecurity", provoked, according to them, by the LGBT activists and the journalists who support them.
They denounced on occasion "the attitude of many teachers marked by LGBT propaganda". "We pray God that he protects us against abjection," insisted the bishops of Poland, a country still considered very faithful to the Catholic Church.
Tomasz K. announced his intention to take his case to court.