Religion: The Silent Voice

The pale, thin man who lay dying last week behind a police guard in his native village of Krasic had never worn his cardinal's red robe. But no living prince of the Roman Catholic Church had a better right to it than Alojzije Cardinal Stepinac, 61, Roman Catholic Primate of Yugoslavia. For years, he was a silent but unforgotten symbol of the war between Communism and Christianity, but he did not come quickly to his calling. The seventh of eleven children born to a farm family, he served in the Austro-Hungarian army in World...

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