FRANCE: Alsace-Lorraine

Premier Herriot announced in Paris that in October he would pay a visit to Alsace and Lorraine (those two long-lost daughters that were returned to the bosom of La Mere Patrie in 1918) in order to study how legislation can be modified progressively and French law introduced into the restored Provinces.

Behind this innocent little statement lies a wealth of detail, much burning resentment, the most, difficult of French domestic problems, principally religious in nature.

From 1918 until the present, the Government of France has supported Roman Catholicism. Relations were established between Paris...

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