Australian Left Review


As fate had it, the August coup in the Soviet Union coincided with Pope John Paul's tour in Hungary. Greeted with their first papal visit of the century, the Magyars had no intention of forfeiting their day in the sun to anyone at all, much less the Russians. The haunting sounds of mediaeval organ hymns echoed through Budapest's hushed courtyards as the media followed every sacred step of the pontiff's trip.



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