Religion: Pope's Pronouncements

The Vatican last week made important pronouncements on three subjects: ¶ In the kind of letter seldom sent to any but a Catholic country, Pope Pius XII sent a message to the Russian people. Reminding them of past ties with Rome, he prayed "that the Christian faith, which is the honor and support of human society, may be strengthened and increased among the peoples of Russia, and that all the wiles of the enemies of religion, all their errors and their deceptive artifices may be driven far off from you." This announcement, widely broadcast by the Vatican radio, was the Pope's...

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