USSR-POLAND: Soviet Concern About the Church
A Soviet weekly newspaper on Wednesday charged that some Polish clergymen encouraged recent disorders in several Polish cities and that they are attempting to
assume Solidarity's former role of political oppos Tha article alsotatement by the Polishagency that the Pope's intended visit to Poland can occur only when -normalization" has been achieved,
Comment: Moscow's primary purpose in publicizing its concern probably is to strengthen the resistance of the Polish regime to political activity by tho Church and to the papal visit. The Soviets also may hope that linking tho visit toill encourage
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Pope to help curb militant clergy.Original document.