Western Europe: Where the Tourists Went


In its schema on the Church in the Modern World, the Vatican Council should take note of the ecumenical value of tourism "because it is a new phenomenon and one capable of producing much good." This proposal last week by Bishop Giuseppe Garneri of Susa, Italy, could only be applauded by Europe's businessmen, though they are more interested in economics than ecumenism. They are totting up the results of a season that, while sunny for some of them, shows the need for some new approaches by others. In the 20 European nations that entertain two-thirds of the world's 80...

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