Letters, Dec. 27, 1954

Man of the Year Sir:

I think you have no other choice than Pope Pius XII for 1954-5 Man of the Year. He rallied from a sickness that would have broken almost anyone else, to wage a supreme battle for the dignity of man, trampled down by the conquering Red ideology. He was not accepted in the councils of nations where policies are made, yet his presence has never been more felt than when his December sickness broke unto the world . . .



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