Rome Dispatch the pope addresses geneva

Gorrell, Frank
May 1954
New Republic;5/24/54, Vol. 130 Issue 21, p15
The article focuses on the issues of compromise and co-existence with communism, trough the stand of Pope Pius of Vatican City in the Geneva conference. During the conference, members of the Western European delegations cast their vote in favor of peaceful relations. The Vatican has been fighting communism in all its forms, moral and material, longer and harder than the governments of the United States or of any other country. The Pope expressed his intolerance towards the use of massive retaliation by atomic weapons against local aggression, such as the extension of communism from the Viet-Minh area of Indo-China into Southeast Asia.


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