The Catholic Question in North Vietnam: From Polish Sources, 1954–56

  title={The Catholic Question in North Vietnam: From Polish Sources, 1954–56},
  author={Tran Thi Phuong Lien},
  journal={Cold War History},
  pages={427 - 449}
The Geneva Agreements (July 1954) which terminated hostilities in Viet Nam provided that "persons on either side of the dividing line at the 17th parallel of latitude, would be free to move to places of their own choice". Hundreds of thousands of North Vietnamese, mostly Catholics, were clamouring to leave the North soon to be under Communist rule to South Vietnam in 1954 and 1955. Anxious to solve the "Catholic question", the Lao Dong Party asked Polish comrades for advice. Indeed, because of… Expand
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