PERU: The President's Marriage

"A painful doubt has entered the hearts of all Peruvian Roman Catholics," said a letter published last week in Caretas, a Lima magazine. "It is very difficult to believe that after more than 40 years of marriage, the church has found that Enriqueta Garland was not President Prado's wife but only his concubine. Does this not make their children, Manuel and Rosa, illegitimate?"

"Doubtful Reader" was referring to the unusual Vatican annulment of the President's first marriage, which let him marry Lima Socialite Clorinda Málaga a fortnight ago (TIME, June 30). In a...

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