Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence)" file

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Type:  TL[c] - Carbon copy of a typed letter (not signed).

To/From:  to Kenneth from Merton from "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence)"-->

# of pages:  1

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First Lines:  "Often I want to answer letters like yours without being able to. It happens that I have a chance"

Contents:  Merton's position on the Vietnam War and the Catholic position on War from Pope John XXIII / "patriotic" realists versus pacifists / difference between opposition to the war and modern weapons on moral grounds and a "passive pacifism" / analogy between Vietnam and police brutality of non-whites in Alabama and Mississippi

Language:  English

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Date received:  

Date added:  2004

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence):"    1965/June/14