For more than a year the Communist
government has been hacking away at the Roman Catholic Church in
predominantly (75%) Catholic Czechoslovakia. Last week ten members of
the Jesuit, Dominican, Franciscan and other orders were sentencedon
Spy Wednesday* on the usual Red charges of espionage and conspiracy.
Their sentences ranged from two years to life in prison.
* So named for Judas' betrayal.
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