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Jews and Protestants in Milan Protest Forced Catholic Baptism

The Jewish and Protestant religious authorities in Milan have united to protest to the officials of this city’s hospitals and asylums against the practice in some of the institutions of forcing Catholic baptism on non-Catholics believed to be at the point of death.

The Jewish community has learned that in one hospital an old Jew awoke one night to find a Catholic priest administering to him the last rites for a Catholic. In another hospital, it was discovered that as Jewish woman who died after being in a coma for 15 days, was baptized and declared a Catholic while unconscious.