This alternate history related article is a stub. You can help by expanding it. Small but highly influential cult of reasons, civic cults are present in every republic, and are based on a sort of worship of the "national spirit" of their respective nation.
One of the most notable aspect of the cult is the "sanctification" of republican heroes who are invoked in a way reminiscent of saints in the Catholic Church. These Civic Saints are even represented with wings (although painted in the national colours).
Unlike other religions, there is no clergy to speak of, although the army's commissaire (a political/morale officer) could be said to take on most aspect of the chaplain in other countries' armed forces.