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> Prague's crazy Kutna Hora Bone Church!
starlagurl
post Apr 10 2008, 12:18 PM
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I've seen something like this in Rome, where the church is decorated with the bones of deceased monks....but this one is just made of normal people who didn't fit in the cemetery anymore, thanks to the Black Plague...hmmm...

Link to the very descriptive article and lots of gruesome photos.
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When does this type of thing become just plain voyeuristic and abuse of human remains?

How would you feel if, in the after life, you knew people were paying to see your bones decorate some church in the Czech Republic??? How do you think your descendants would feel?

It's SO bizarre.


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sharon1306
post Apr 24 2008, 11:17 AM
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I'm heading to Prague next month and am considering a day trip to Kutna Hora. For some reason I've always been interested in things like catacombs (like the one in Paris, I heard its recently been opened after three months of renovation) and the Capuchini Bone Chapel in Rome (I've been to both). The moral question you bring up is interesting though. I'm not completely sure how I'd feel about having my bones up for display.
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