FOREIGN RELATIONS: Moscow: Catholic View

The first important public criticism of the Moscow Agreement came this week from the U.S. Roman Catholic hierarchy. Said a statement issued by ten archbishops and bishops:*

"Responsibility for the postwar social reconstruction will fall on the victors. Many serious men have misgivings that there may be tragic compromises and a fateful repudiation of sound principles. These men are not pessimists or obstructionists, but they know the forces at play in the world about us.

"The Declarations of the Moscow Conference do, indeed, open the way to necessary international cooperation for peace...

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