Religion: Convert

In Worcester, Mass., is a Roman Catholic college of renown—Holy Cross. In the college is a library, in the library a librarian. The latter, by recent appointment, is one Foster W. Stearns.

These facts were set forth last week in the Protestant press. For one thing, Mr. Stearns had once possessed a vigorous Protestant Episcopal faith; had, in fact, graduated from the General Theological Seminary, Manhattan, became rector of Christ Church, Sheffield, Mass. A "convert to Romanism,"** he had then gone to a Jesuit college.

For another thing, the new librarian is the son of...

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