Religion: Cardinals & Dictator

Spain's Dictator Franco showed a victor's magnanimity to the Vatican last week. He let lean, hollow-eyed Francisco Cardinal Vidal y Barraquer, Archbishop of Tarragona—who incurred his enmity by staying neutral during the civil war—return to Spain after five years' exile.

Since Franco now has the kind of concordat he long wanted—which the Vatican long refused to grant him—and last month picked the new Primate of Spain, his relationship with the Vatican has been much more cordial. A further indication of this came last week when Rome heard reports that the new Primate, Archbishop Enrique Pla y Daniel of Toledo, would be made...

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