Mindszenty


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Mindszenty

Joseph. 1892--1975, Hungarian cardinal. He was sentenced to life imprisonment on a charge of treason (1949) but released during the 1956 Revolution
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POPE PAUL VI RELIEVED 81-year-old Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty of his title of archbishop of Esztergom, severing completely his connection with the Hungary see he held for 25 years in prison and exile.
Even though Stalin's Eastern European satraps--Rakosi in Hungary, in December 1948, police arrested Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, the Roman Catholic Primate of Hungary and an uncompromising opponent of communism (as he had been of Nazism).
Apart from the solitary opposition of Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, the Catholic Church in Hungary resisted Communism even more feebly, and was even more dominated in its governance and slow to accept Vatican II's teachings.
Poland was second only to the Vatican in the fight against totalitarianism, where Cardinal Mindszenty opposed communism.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty, was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Heroic figures such as Father Jerzy Popieluszko and Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty stand out, and then there are lesser-known figures such as Father Walter Ciszek, Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac, Monsignor Vladimir Ghika, and countless others.
Across the country, in cities like Gyor or Debrecen, workers organize their own councils, called ironically "<<anti-Soviet Soviets>>", making regional committees through which they demanded free elections, the withdrawal of Soviet troops, the neutrality of Hungary and the release from prison of Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty, a symbol of Hungarian anti-communism, imprisoned in 1949.
Much later, after I distributed literature of the Cardinal Mindszenty group, a group that battles communist influence, the chaplain shouted at me, "I want you to stop opposing the communists
Evatt put it during the debates on the Mindszenty case
Carrying on this tradition from a religious perspective is the Mindszenty Report, a newsletter guarding the ramparts of civilized society against communism and atheism.
Just three years into the cold war - 1948 - Mao Zedong had won control of China, Hungary's Communist opponent Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty had been arrested, and the USSR's blockade of Berlin was in place.
This progress would not have been possible without leadership -- from patriots with names like Sakharov, Mindszenty, Walesa, Havel -- who, in decades of striving, challenged dictators, spoke the truth without apology, and refused to compromise their liberty.