Religion: The Pope Speaks

To millions of Catholics who had long awaited guidance, to statesmen who cocked careful ears on both sides of the battle lines, Pope Pius XII last week broadcast his first solemn pronouncement on basic social issues—the rights of the individual v. the growing power of the State; the equitable distribution of social goods; the relations of capital & labor; the importance of the family; the necessity of Lebensraum for overcrowded peoples; the need for a return to the land. The Pope's address charted the rights and obligations of Catholics in a changing society...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!