Religion: Cardinal & the Commissar

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At No. 18 Via Machiavelli, in the Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, hard by the teeming markets of Rome, a sharp-faced man of 56 with penetrating blue eyes and a quick, pleasant smile settled in last week for a visit in the capital city of his church. He was Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski (pronounced Vishinsky*), Primate of Poland, and, under Pius XII himself, the most remarkable prelate in the Roman Catholic Church today.

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