Religion: Bishops Rebuked

To Senator William E. Borah as chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations came a protest last week from 110 Protestant Episcopal Bishops of the U.S. against the U.S. ratification of the Lausanne Treaty with Turkey. The bishops, headed by Bishop William T. Manning of Manhattan, would have no relations whatsoever with "an avowedly unrepentant and anti-Christian government which destroyed a million inoffensive Christian men, women and children," and still holds "in Turkish harems thousands of Christian women and children." Certain routine Turkish atrocities were detailed.

Promptly, suavely Senator Borah...

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