Foreign News: Vatican Issue

For many months, the question of withdrawing the French Embassy to the Vatican has been one of the greatest issues on the horizon for French domestic politics. Opposition came from a staunch conservative section of Catholics, but nowhere was feeling so hostile as in the two long-lost provinces of Alsace and Lorraine. Nor was this all. In France, the Church is completely and utterly divorced from politics and education. Not so in Alsace and Lorraine (TIME. Sept. 8). It was only perfectly natural that the Government at Paris should wish the two Provinces...

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