Religion: Loyalty Oath

It was just a detail—a finishing touch to the grim and familiar picture which might be titled "Freedom of Religion in a People's Democracy." The Polish Roman Catholic hierarchy, it was announced last week, had taken an oath of loyalty to Poland's Communist government. Church Leaders Cardinal Wyszynski and Bishop Kaczmarek still stayed under lock & key, and the Poles of the Silent Church set their lips a little tighter and waited.


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