Mass will be held on Saturday, February 20th at 7:15 PM at Iglesia Del Sagrario. Mass there is also celebrated in honor of the Spanish army.
Madrid. (apro) .- The intense controversy sparked a mass event held by Pablo Casado, leader of the People’s Party (PP), in the Cathedral of Granada to commemorate the dictator Francisco Franco. Franco) and José Antonio Primo de Rivera.
The leader of PP argued, however, that he was mistaken and that the mass was meant to honor the dictator. Spanish media like eldiario.es took photos of the altar and used them to document it.
Mass will be held on Saturday, 20th of October at 7:00 PM at Iglesia Del Sagrario. This is where Mass is often held in tribute to Franco.
Despite Casado’s refusal, the Francisco Franco Foundation thanked PP Chairman Pablo Casado for attending a mass in memory of the dictator in the Sagrario church of Granada Cathedral on Monday.
In a statement, the foundation stated that Casado was not invited to Saturday’s mass. “It cannot be held responsible or attributed to this.”
The Archbishop in Granada stated that this was a normal sermon. It is also said that he didn’t ask for to be remembered by the two fascist leaders.
Casado took a photo of a young mass participant. The photo was later shared on social media by the young participant in mass because he discovered that Casado had been a part of a mass event.
Casado’s team assured that the opposition leader participated in the mass conference without knowing that the dictator was respected, because he had to attend the PP conference in Andalusia, so he could not participate in the mass conference the next day.
Following the end of the sermon, there were more tributes to Franco. There was the Spanish Pikes fascist national song “Face Facing the Sun” sung. Photos and other Francoist symbols were also displayed. .
Political parties such as the Spanish Socialists of Labor (PSOE), United We Can, More Country, and Compromís asked Casado to explain his reason for attending. It was heavily criticized that Casado attended, and the case was widely discussed on social networks. In the sermons that pay tribute the dictator and the arguments that he used to prove it.