Palestine Catholic Prelate to Visit Vatican
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Palestine Catholic Prelate to Visit Vatican

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Mgr. Luigi Barlassina, Roman Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem, has left for the Vatican. His unexpected departure was linked today by some circles with growing Church preoccupation over a possible extension of Soviet influence in the Near East. The Patriarch, it is believed, will confer with Italian Government and Vatican officials on measures to check a spread of Communism to these regions.

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