ITALY: Anit-Fascism

Clothed as a lamb, Benito Mussolini once said to Don Sturzo, head of the Popular Party (Roman Catholic), that there was no reason for the separate existence of his party, since Fascism was identified with the protection of Roman Catholic Church interests. But the party remained.

At a speech in Turin last month, Don Sturzo said: "We support those better balanced and more intelligent adherents of Fascismo who are hostile to the dictatorial instinct." The significance of this statement lies in its extrinsic value. Take...

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