The Color of Blood - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

Cardinal Bem takes a circuitous journey to Peter Jop's home, changing transportation often and arriving after dark. Peter Jop tells the cardinal that the Union leaders have agreed to a one-day strike and believe that the church, with the blessing of Cardinal Bem, has requested it. Peter Jop does not agree with the strike but he can do little to stop it, as he is only a figurehead, much like Cardinal Bem himself has realized he is.

Peter Jop says he will tell the Unions that Cardinal Bem is not behind the demonstration and strike, and arranges for the cardinal's transportation to Gneisk.

Chapter 16 Analysis

The problem has become even more serious, as the conspirators have usurped Cardinal Bem's power and have convinced the Unions to join them in the demonstration. A Catholic uprising combined with a labor strike will force the government...

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