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LSPECLPIC Pastoral Letter of Archbishop Mariano ROSS ELL Arellano
REFi (a) b)
He have been pleased to note the operational suggestions you issued in reference Subject letter is continuing to provoke further reactions both in Guatemala and in other countries. Ve consider it therefore essential that both LINCOLN and Headquarters keep up our efforts not only to insure furtherof the letter but also to stimulate additional actioo by both Catholic church dignitaries and lay groups along the sane lines.
2. We appreciate your need for legitimate material, as stated paraeference Copies of the integral text of the letter reached you already as attachment toatedpril; furthermore, we forwarded to you additionalf said tort as welleprints made in Tegucigalpa asoated li May. Tou have undoubtedly noted the article, "Guatemala Party derides Predate" in. the New York Times ofpril,
e do not have any additional clippings relative to subject on hand at the moment. We fool sure that you can make use of photostats as well as of original clippings and the reprint of the text, as forwarded withnot Identifying the sponsor of the reprint, can unquestionably bo passed to suitable contacts as legi Urate material, too. We shall in any caso do our best to see to It that all such material reaches you without undue delay: we shall keep reminding the field stations within LINCOLN'S command of this need and we expect you to do the same with regard to the stations outside our jurisdiction.
WILLIAM D. PLAYDON