Religion: Toleration in Seville

The U.S. has been urging Franco Spain to show greater religious tolerance to its 20,000 Protestants. Pedro Cardinal Segura y Saenz, Archbishop of Seville, a man of monolithic opinions who dislikes Franco, the U.S. and Protestantism, told his countrymen this week that toleration would never do. Wrote Cardinal Segura in a pastoral letter:

"Ever since 1945, when the Spanish government authorized the opening of certain Protestant churches in this country, Protestant propaganda has considerably increased, and it has been tolerated to a far greater extent than is permissible in keeping with the . . . spirit of the charter of the Spanish...

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