Chilean government'* reoent movee to ameliorate human righto praotioee have begun toajor irritant in relatione with tome leading dcmettie oritioe, particularly the Catholio Churoha leeetr The Churah hat latelyore aenoiHatary attitude and it studiously avoiding confrontation with the government. The warming trend in Church-state relations has been most svidsnt in comments by Cardinalhuroh liberal who hat frequently voiced opposition to government policies in the past. The Cardinal apparently believesuiet approach now offers the best chance of influencing the military regime. On the laborhreatened shcudown eeems to have been averted with thehelving of plans toroup ofeaders from their poets. Key labor leaders may be moving toward the conclusion that it it time to end their advernary relationship with the government and switch to more subtleOriginal document.