Religion: Catholic Degree

Lynn Harold Hough, when he retired from the ministry of the Central Methodist Episcopal Church in Detroit, attended a dinner given in his honor. At this dinner there were present a rabbi, Leo M. Franklin of Temple Beth-El, and a Roman Catholic priest, the Very Rev. Father John Patrick McNichols, president of the Catholic University of Detroit Father McNichols praised the Methodist preacher in a short speech; then, on behalf of the Catholic institution, he bestowed upon him the degree of Doctor of Laws for having displayed "outstanding tolerance."


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