Religion: Election

In the Bethlehem Chapel of the unfinished Washington Cathedral gathered 94 Protestant Episcopal Bishops, to elect a successor to the late Presiding Bishop John Gardner Murray (TIME, Oct. 14).

As the procession of elderly men filed down the steps into the Gothic chapel, those who had not been there before read the inscription above the door: "The Way of Peace." Inside the vaulted, half-underground chapel they stared curiously at the tombs of Woodrow Wilson, Admiral Dewey, Associated Pressman Melville E. Stone. They sat down in, armchairs facing the altar and their vice-chairman and secretary,...

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