October 31, 1984
All America shares the grief of the Polish people at the news of the tragic death of Father Jerzy
Popieluszko. Father Popieluszko was a champion of Christian values and a courageous
spokesman for the cause of liberty. His life exemplified the highest ideals of human dignity; his
death strengthens the resolve of all freedom loving peoples to stand firm in their convictions.
Father Popieluszko's spirit lives on. The world's conscience will not be at rest until the
perpetrators of this heinous crime have been brought to justice.