Religion: Bishop Speaks

One of the Vatican's most trusted servants in the U.S. raised the first forth right, authoritative Catholic voice last week against any idea that Hitler's war against Russia was a holy crusade. Two months ago this same bishop—the Most Rev. Joseph Patrick Hurley, who was dispatched from a Vatican post to St. Augustine, Fla. last autumn — was the first to proclaim Naziism a worse enemy than Communism.

In a radio address on "Papal Pronouncements and American Foreign Policy," Bishop Hurley cried: "Crusade forsooth! Not God, but the enemy of God, wills it; its standard is not the Cross, but the swastika...

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