YUGOSLAVIA: Where There Is Good Will . . .

The door to the cell in Lepoglava Prison swung open. Inside, Archbishop Aloysius Stepinac, most important political prisoner in Titoist Yugoslavia, stood up to receive a visitor, A.P. Correspondent Alex Singleton. After 4½ years of a 16-year sentence imposed on him for alleged wartime collaboration with the Nazis, the prelate looked fit and unbroken. The newsman explained that Marshal Tito's regime had agreed to an uncensored interview and photographs. What message did the spiritual leader of Yugoslavia's 7,000,000 Roman Catholics have for the outside world?

On the condition of religious affairs in Yugoslavia: "They have improved in the last three...

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