Religion: Auto-Da-Fe 1926

At the town of Pollensa on the Island of Mallorca, a grim and awful procession took its way from the Cathedral to the Plaza de la Constitucion.

The local Bishop strode at the head of eight score monks, all carrying funeral candles. The Mayor, the town Council, municipal school children, citizenry followed.

Upon the Plaza de la Constitución towered a great funeral pyre. From a platform before it the Bishop celebrated mass. Then a match crackled, the pyre towered into flame. For an hour, untiring, zealous, the Bishop cast upon it books adjudged heretical....

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