Religion: The Subversive God

A census taken in Yugoslavia early this year showed that 84% of the people still believe in God after nine years of life under Communism. So reported a U.S. newsman from Belgrade last week. At a time of grave political and military defeats for the West, this figure marks a significant spiritual victory. Westerners who complain that they lack an "ideology" to oppose Communism overlook Christianity.

The Communists themselves are not overlooking it. Last week brought news from Communist countries of a strong new drive against the "subversive" forces of religion.

¶In Moscow, Pravda front-paged an editorial scolding the Communist Party, trade unions...

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