Religion: Overlooking the Vatican

Rev. Dr. Bertrand M. Tipple was in charge of the American Methodist Church and College, which overlooks the Vatican, as early as 1910 when the late Theodore Roosevelt visited Rome. The Methodists have always been at loggerheads with the Vatican. Because Roosevelt called on the Methodists, he was refused an audience with the Pope.

Dr. Tipple's resignation was accepted last week by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Methodist Church. Dr. Frank M. North, in presenting the resignation, reported: "There are political conditions which need not disturb us greatly. But there are ecclesiastical...

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