Religion: Catholics v. Nazis

"He who stands up against Naziism performs a grave duty and takes part in a real crusade to defend not only the independence of all peoples but also the Church and Christian—as well as human—civilization. . . . Honor, therefore, be to the allied nations who give the blood of their sons in this noble cause."

So the Roman Catholic news agency C.I.P. (Center of Information Pro Deo) quotes Bishop Barrere of Tucuman in still-neutral Argentina.

C.I.P. last week released a survey showing that in recent months over 60 Catholic prelates, from Chile to Mexico, have specifically condemned Naziism. "Today," added C.I.P., "the...

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