POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: Puppets of Pretenders

In Moscow last week Izvestia attacked the Pope's appointment of 32 new cardinals as "the Vatican's new orientation in reactionary circles of other countries [and] part of a great political maneuver intended to improve the Vatican's position in the international arena." It said Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York, one of the 32, was carrying out the Vatican policy by "trying to persuade the American people to accept Franco."

In New York, the Archbishop's office announced that "he has been assailed by the minions of Hitler, Mussolini and other tyrants and is not surprised at renewed baseless attacks by...

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