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The Czech Republic is recognized as one of the least religious countries in Europe and potentially the world. The reason for this is commonly explained as the result of Communism. Suppressing religion is a tactic for the Communist regime, which was intended to fight against any organized power that could challenge them, such as the Catholic Church. However, the Czech Republic is a leader in secularism and non-religion among its neighboring countries, many of whom were also under Communist rule. Take, for example, our next-door neighbor Poland, which remains largely Catholic beyond the fall of Soviet influence. The only nearby country that comes close to the Czech indifference to religion is Estonia. While Estonia did fall under the Communist regimeRead more.