HUNGARY: Another Mindszenty

The stage, the actors and the well-rehearsed dialogue were almost the same; only the victim's name was different. In the same drab Budapest courtroom in which Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty was condemned, before the same Communist judge and prosecutor, Archbishop Joseph Grösz of Kalocsa last week went on trial for treason. Like Mindszenty, he "confessed."* Again the world saw the spectacle of a strong man broken and repeating in court what the Red scriptwriters dictated.

"I Can Even Die." Archbishop Grösz (rhymes, roughly, with worse) comes from the same region as Mindszenty, was bishop of Szombathely when Mindszenty served under him...

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