Religion: Tidings

> When fighting between Portuguese colonial troops and Mozambique liberation guerrillas was at its fiercest, Roman Catholic Archbishop Custodio Alvim Pereira of Lourenço Marques had little patience with some of the Catholic missionaries who denounced Portuguese atrocities. The denunciations were "Marxist propaganda," he thundered, adding that priests who indulged in such criticism were departing from their role as ministers of the Gospel. When a fellow prelate disagreed, Pereira had him hustled off to Portugal under military escort. Last week the archbishop found himself being hustled away. After a visit from a Vatican...

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