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Archive Collection description: BER

BER

Beran Collection (1948)

Josef Beran (1888-1969) was archbishop of Prague and was later made a cardinal. Beran was put under house arrest by the new Communist government in 1949. He was released in 1963 and in 1965 was allowed to leave Czechoslovakia for the Vatican City.

Contents

duplicate of letter sent by Beran to Dr Alexej Čepička, minister of justice in the Czechoslovak Government. It demonstrates the strength of the church's opposition to the Communist system.

1948 (6 July)

1 letter

Condition: fragile

(Language) Czech

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