Poland: Missing

A priest is abducted

Among the domestic opponents of Poland's Communist regime, few have been as vocal as the Rev. Jerzy Popieluszko, 37, resident priest at St. Stanislaw Kostka Church in northern Warsaw. Long regarded as a disruptive element by the authorities, Popieluszko has endeared himself to millions of Poles for his vigor in denouncing the shortsightedness of the country's rulers and for supporting the banned Solidarity trade union. When the priest was abducted on a highway 125 miles northwest of Warsaw on Oct. 19, many of his countrymen came to suspect...

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