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Polish cardinal, declared venerable by Pope Francis, criticized for anti-Semitism

July 13, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal August Hlond (1881-1948), declared venerable in May, was Primate of Poland from 1926 to 1948. The American Jewish Committee cited a 1936 pastoral letter; the vice postulator of the cardinal’s sainthood cause responded that the letter’s passages were being taken out of context.

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