Poland: Waiting for the Spring

After Vatican talks, the archbishops seek dialogue and unity

"I did not go for results. I went to I Rome, came back, and am glad to be here."

With those words, Archbishop Jozef Glemp, the Primate of Poland, dispelled rumors that his seven-day visit with Pope John Paul II might lead to a dramatic new initiative by the Roman Catholic Church to oppose the martial law regime of Polish General Wojciech Jaruzelski. Glemp, who returned to Warsaw last week with Archbishops Franciszek Cardinal Macharski of Cracow and Henryk Gulbinowicz of Wroclaw, seemed genuinely happy...

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