Religion: At Stockholm

A week passed, during which all the dinner-giving organizations of Stockholm vied with each other, in setting succulent dishes before the 625 delegates to the Universal Conference on Life and Work (TIME, Aug. 24, 31). Then the American Near East Relief Association played host. For shelter it provided the best hotel in town. For fare, it served rice, prunes, boiled rice.

Fred B. Smith of Manhattan, explained to the guests—(.bishops, priests, laymen of nearly every country, and of every Christian faith except the Roman Catholic) — that with just such a meal, the U....

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