Religion: Broken Promises

In Austria last week a trusted emissary of Hungary's Roman Catholic bishops, who had slipped past the Iron Curtain, gave the first details of how his church had sought to stop its complete liquidation by coming to terms with Communist Boss Matyas Rakosi (TIME, Sept. 11). What Rakosi had given, Rakosi had taken away.

"It's No Use." Since Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty went to jail 21 months ago for defying the Red regime, 63-year-old Archbishop Joseph Grosz of Kalocsa has headed Hungary's bench of bishops. No weakling, Grosz once refused a Nazi order backed by...

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