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November 9, 2016
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February 25, 1999
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August 26, 1948
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Approved For Release 1ffl/? 1R L'2???1 80051 qPgfi '"'COUNTRY Cuba./Bra.si1 letter of 1 PLACE ACQUIRED nA'nl= OF T 25X1X Inter.-Jl neri can Congress of Catholic Action DATE DISTR. 26 August 148 NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. c (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 1. The 'Lovitaiento de f.a Demooraoia de Accion Social Cristiana (MDASC), a social motion group sponsored by the Jesuits in Cuba, allegedly will attend the Inter- rican Congress of Catholic Social Aotion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, In the near future. The National Catholic Welfare Conference (NcWC) of Washington, D. C., will also participate in this moeting. 2. According to Dr. Arenas Arwinan, delegates from Argentina, Chile and Colombia, in an effort to lessen the influence of the NCWC~ which they feel is con- trolled by United States ~ratholio faotions, propose that the Catholic social action mc' nant its the `.'festern Hemisphere be divided into four separat' groups.. According to sourco, the first group will represent Latin M rica; the second will represent Portuguese or Brazilian elements, the third will represent the United States; and the fourth will represent the Canadian Catholic social action group. 8. Representatives of the TMASC to attend the Congress reportedly will be the Reverend Father t+fant al. Foyaca, de la Concha, a Jesuit of Cuban birth who is also the founder and director of the Demoeraoia Social Cristiana, Dr. Abel Teurbe Tolon, the President of the group, and Dr. Valentin Arenas Arminian, President of the Junta de .Aooion Catolica Cubana. entAS Document NO CHANG CONFiDENl Next Review Datet 2008 b regraded to or ante with the 8 from the 1~ ~ 1il.,gen to the Ea ` T MAN 1% CONFIDENTIAL Ijt6 n~rrrtnr of .erltraf This do t Is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in acootadance with the letter of 16 October 1978 from the Director of Central Intelligence to the Archivist of the United States. Next Review Date: 2008 STf47E ARMY NAVY AIR __ DEC1 344 Cass. CHAik DDA Auth z DDAA R CLASSIFICATION Er -1 1 tt NSRB DISTRIBUTION-~~`- do - L; FIL)ENTIAL' Approved For Release 1999/09/08 : Cl =--10457ROO1800510002-8 1