Religion: Protestants in Spain

A Protestant in Spain today is a second-class citizen. So concludes Pulitzer-Prizewinning Reporter Homer Bigart, who last week reported on a month spent in Spain on his way home from a year's tour of duty in the Iron Curtain countries. Writing in the New York Herald Tribune, Correspondent Bigart, 41, cited some chapter & verse to back up his conclusion.

A Spanish Protestant, he said, "cannot hold official position in the government, nor can he rise to officer's rank in the army unless he conceals his religious beliefs. He is not allowed to practice his faith in public. The chapel he attends...

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