Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day

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Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day
Observed by Trinidad and Tobago;
Spiritual Baptists
Begins 30 March
Occasion Celebrates the repeal of
laws banning the faith

Spiritual/Shouter Baptist Liberation Day is an annual public holiday celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago on 30 March. The holiday commemorates the repeal on 30 March 1951 of the 1917 Shouter Prohibition Ordinance that prohibited the activities of the Shouter or Spiritual Baptist faith.[1]

Trinidad and Tobago is the only country in the world that celebrates a public holiday for the Spiritual Baptist faith.


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