Today, public display of symbols of the Christian faith is a scandal in the U.S., especially in New York City. But it was not always so. And a picture of New York City just before Easter 1956 proves that American citizens were not ashamed to publicly show they were Christians.
Take a look at this picture of Holy Week when New York City was remembering in 1956 the death of Jesus and the celebration of his resurrection from the dead and compare it with New York City today, which became the center of liberalism in the United States.
The picture shows buildings with lights forming the cross.
“Huge crosses, formed by lighted windows, blaze above New York’s skyline as part of an Easter display in Manhattan’s financial district”, according to Snopes.
This scene, photographed from the roof of the Municipal Building, features 150-foot-high crosses in important commercial buildings.
Note that this picture was originally published on March 31, 1956, just days before Easter, which was on April 1. This means that before Easter New York City and its most important buildings were already celebrating Jesus Christ.
Whoever took the picture never imagined that the U.S. would move from a nation that respected Christianity to a nation that denies its Christian roots. And he also did not imagine that the lights of the New York buildings would one day celebrate homosexuality.
Today, left-wingers get furious when Christians use their shops to express their faith in Christ. But they are very happy when major stores light up their buildings with the colors of the homosexual agenda.
The modern picture shows One World Trade Center, the most important building in New York, celebrating homosexuality.
New York replaced Jesus with sodomy.
The U.S. is changing. In the 1950s, about 70 percent of the American population was Protestant. Today, it’s almost 50 percent. In New York, it’s 40 percent.
With information from the Western Journal.
Portuguese version of this article: Cristianismo em Nova Iorque ontem e hoje
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