Alarm in the Vatican

Winner, Percy
August 1956
New Republic;8/6/56, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p11
This article presents views of experts in Soviet Affairs on the fear in the Vatican's Secretariat of State, in the Sacred Congregation for the Eastern Church on effects of "de-Stalinization." Reliable information indicates that where dictator Joseph Stalin failed, leader Nikita Khrushchev may be beginning to succeed. The so-called collective leadership may be a more effective instrument than personal dictatorship was for exploiting the yearning for genuine religious faith and the desire for political freedom of the peoples within the Soviet orbit.


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