Foreign News: Russian Church Congress

At Moscow last week there convened the Russian Church Congress. The sessions were disturbed by a continuance of the petty squabbling which has greatly aided Bolshevism in its attacks upon religion. The discord was the more notable because the reactionary adherants of the late Patriarch Tikhon abstained from any official participation in the congress; although they are thought to have gained steadily, of late, in national influence.

Notable occurrences were two: 1) Bishop Vedenski, of the great Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior, leader of the Russian...

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