Spain: Freedom at Last

The Spanish State recognizes religious freedom as a right based on the dignity of the human person and ensures the necessary protection so that nobody may be coerced or molested in the legitimate use of this right.

The Spanish Cabinet last week finally approved a historic bill to grant religious freedom to Spain's Protestant, Jewish and Moslem minorities. The measure had been in the works for more than three years, had the backing of both Generalissimo Francisco Franco, 74, and the Vatican. Yet as recently as three weeks ago, it was shelved by Franco after the Cabinet split over whether...

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