Letters: Jul. 18, 1983

Pope in Poland

To the Editors:

I have never been so conscious of a hero in our midst until now. Pope John Paul [June 27] is consistently a man of conviction, courage and sympathy. Poland may not be freer because of him, but for a time that country was able to be a nation again because of him.

Christine A. Grzyb

Pittsburgh

While the Polish people struggle to become masters of their fates, they have certainly proved that they are the captains of their souls.

Jean N. Harwell

New York City

The Pope's visit to Poland is...

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