The Press: The Pope & the Press

Into the reception room at the Vatican one day last week filed 500 members of the Union of Italian Catholic Jurists. The association of judges, lawyers and law professors had just closed its tenth annual convention with earnest discussions on the convention theme: freedom of the press. Now the delegates, having kept an open mind on the subject—no resolutions were passed—sought the counsel of Pope John XXIII. "It is on this problem, so basic in modern society," said Italian Prime Minister Antonio Segni, who led the delegates in, "that we have come together...

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