Preaching Peace to Patriots

Fresh from Britain, the Pope takes Argentina by storm

The jet pilots of the Argentine squadron that sank the British destroyer Coventry last month flew into battle repeating the prayers of the Rosary over the open microphones of their radios. An Argentine antiaircraft gunner in Port Stanley described how he shot down a British Harrier: " 'Holy Mother of God'—and bang, bang, I knocked it down from heaven." A wounded 18-year-old Argentine conscript lay dying this week, but confided to the medic treating him, "I pray to God that I get better soon and...

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