Religion: Logical & Holy

His Beatitude Miron Cristea, snowy-bearded Patriarch of Rumania's 13,000,000 Orthodox Christians and present Premier of the Government of its 19,000,000 people, last August delivered himself of an interpretation of Christian doctrine. In an attack upon Rumanian Jews, front-paged in his nation's press, he declared: "The duty of a Christian is to love himself first and to see that his needs are satisfied. Only then can he help his neighbor. . . . Why should we not get rid of these parasites [Jews] who suck Rumanian Christian blood? It is logical and holy...

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