ARGENTINA: Church & State Again

The familiar issue of church and state relationships, the immediate cause of Juan Perón's downfall, touched off raucous student demonstrations in Argentina last week.

At the heart of the dispute was the stubborn fact that President Pedro Aramburu's acts and attitudes toward the Roman Catholic Church pleased almost no one. The proclerical wing of Argentine opinion, which threw its considerable weight against Perón only after he had imprudently attacked the church, felt defrauded: Aramburu did not restore the church's prerogatives, such as religious education in public schools. So heated have ardent Roman...

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