Religion: Battle for Italy

Not all the battles for Italy are being fought in Italy. In the U.S., Roman Catholics are concerned about the U.S. occupation of a Catholic country. Italian and many U.S. Protestants are concerned about this Roman Catholic concern.

With the invasion of Sicily The Tablet, official weekly of the Diocese of Brooklyn, fired the opening shot: "In looking over the list of officials being sent to guide, if not to rule, an overwhelmingly Catholic country like Italy, we note the absence of practicing Catholics. . . . It would seem not only practical and...

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