ITALY: The Moro Tragedy Goes On

From the kidnapers, an impossible demand, then silence

Dear Papa,

We feel the need after so many days to convey to you with these few lines a sign of our affection. The thoughts of every moment are dedicated to you with renewed love, which from day to day grows with the knowledge of what you are and have been for us ... In this tragedy we have discovered, each one in his way, that you have given us unsuspected resources of moral strength and love. We cultivate, with prayer and deeds, the hope of...

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