Religion: Pagans in Spain

Seville's hard-shelled Cardinal Segura, who has repeatedly attacked such freedom of worship as is granted to Spain's 20,000-odd Protestants, is equally persistent in his opposition to Caudillo Franco's Fascist party, the Falange. His reason: he believes that both Protestants and Falangists are a threat to Roman Catholicism. The latest bulletin of his archdiocese, out last week, contained a letter forbidding seminarians to attend the Falange's summer youth camps. The atmosphere there, said the cardinal, "is full of perils for the formation of the conscience of a future priest."

A few days before, Cardinal Segura sent his flock a pastoral letter deploring the...

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