Religion: A Synod

A synod of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey Protestant Episcopal Church, met at Atlantic City. The following transpired: ¶ The Rev. Paul Matthews, Bishop of New Jersey, berated Bishop Lawrence of Massachusetts (TIME, Jan. 14) for disloyalty to the Church, adding: "If the Episcopal Church admits the right of individual priests and Bishops to interpret Holy Scripture otherwise than the Church has received the faith . . . then it may as well re-sign itself to another St. Bartholomew's Day of Slaughter*; . . . Modernists are image breakers...

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