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Vatican Says Does Not Oppose Spain's Exhumation of Franco

The Vatican will not oppose the exhumation of the remains of the late Spanish dictator Francisco Franco and their removal from a huge mausoleum outside Madrid built in memory of the fallen in the 1930s Spanish civil war. But still unclear is where Franco’s remains will then be buried. During and after a bitterly fought civil war in which Generalissimo Francisco Franco's Nationalist forces defeated leftist Republicans, the Spanish leader engaged in an organized effort to stamp out...

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