LATIN AMERICA: Majority Opinion

A majority of the correspondents in Mexico cabled last week their opinion that the Roman Catholic Church stands on the verge of defeat in its struggle against the suppressive laws of the Calles Government (TIME, Feb. 22 et seq). Reasons for the correspondents' majority opinion:

Petition Squelched. Roman Catholic attempts to secure six million signatures for a petition of protest to be presented to the Mexican Parliament resulted in the presentation to that body last week of the petition—signed by 162,830 persons. The Mexican Chamber of Deputies refused to act upon the...

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