Foreign News: Day of Prayer

Throughout the world last Sunday the holy men of Christendom and of Jewry stood before their believing flocks, raised high their prayers for brooding, savage, militantly godless Russia. In Manhattan a host of 3,500 Protestants gathered in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine to hear Bishop William Thomas Manning, guarded by three detectives, conduct a solemn service of supplication. The proceedings were similar to those which took place throughout the western world and in far-away missionary lands—a multitudinous echoing of the cry of Christ: "Father forgive them, for they know not what...

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