Religion: A Little Intolerance

Modern Spain may be one of the healthiest places in the world for Protestantism. Reason: the Roman Catholic regime of Dictator Franco is just oppressive enough to stimulate it without being ruthless enough to stamp it out.

This is the wry conclusion of Winfred Ernest Garrison, Spanish-speaking literary editor of the Christian Century, who went to Spain last August for the undenominational Protestant weekly. In last week's issue, Dr. Garrison concluded a series of four articles on his findings.

Side Streets Only. How many Protestants are there in Spain? According to Editor Garrison, they are "no negligible minority." Official Spanish sources have asserted...

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