Ecclesiastical Affairs: Apr. 14, 1924

¶The Church of England announced that during the past six years an average of 287 men have taken holy orders, whereas there has been average loss from the ranks of the clergy of 700. There are scarcely 1,000 Anglican priests under 35 years of age. Leaders are dismayed.

¶The Russian Church in America (TIME, April 7), by convention vote at Detroit, declared itself independent of the home church, but decided not to join the Protestant Episcopal Church. Metropolitan Platon was endorsed; Kedrovsky was denounced as schismatic.

¶The American Bible Society chose for President a former...

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