Letters, Jan. 4, 1960

The President Abroad

Sir:

As an interested reader of TIME, I would like to give Mr. Eisenhower a well-earned pat on the back. His world tour will do more good than any Russian rocket.

BARBARA BOULDEN Ottawa, Ont.

Sir:

Re Pope John's talk with President Eisenhower [Dec. 14]: it is regrettable that the papacy, while concerned with the suppression of the freedom of worship behind the Iron Curtain, overlooks the suppression of the same freedom in many areas of Italy, Spain and South America, where Protestants are denied the right of free worship by the same institution that professes concern for this the most sacred freedom.

JOHN...