S/R —Will the Bishop of Pella and the .thelitor of .Tate CATHOLIC HERALD produce authoritative evidence of " horrors and terrible things " under General Franco, and also of acts of gangsterisin under the same regime 7
The Communist propaganda machine during the Spanish Civil War aimed at producing the conviction that both sides were equally guilty as regards atrocities. It is clear that they can add to their list of "converts" one Bishop and one Editor; . while the friends of Spain can only deplore this fact as one more example of corrupto optimi, Droop L. GREENS-HICK (Rev.) Chichester, Suesex.
f KM did not mean to suggest that anything happened under Franco'y control as harrble as Belsen or Buchenwald, but that once the principle of powerrule is admitted, Nazi sadism becomes If po.tsibiliy. ,A s regards the facts of Spain we recommend " Interlude in Spain" (reviewed on page 4) as an hottest and must interesting commentary nn present-day conditions of prl.rniters.—EDInit, C. Hi Sim—Like the Bishop of Pella, I have no wish to be contentious, hut surely he would have been more effective in his protest if in denouncing horrors under Franco and Mussolini he had also mentioned the horrors of the Black and Tans in Ireland, including die gutting of the City of Cork. And, has His Lordship no word to say about oho is going on now in Poland ?
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