Religion: Again, Malden

With some degree of trepidation the authorities of Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, Mass, last week reopened the portals of their holy ground. During three weeks in November some 1,000,000 souls of every description had overrun the cemetery seeking the tomb of a priest, the Rev. Father Patrick J. Power, dead of phthisis some 60 years ago, lately reputed to possess great healing powers (TIME. Nov. 25 et seq.). Private prayer and meditation in the cemetery were impossible: the place was a bedlam of the faithful, the curious, the peanut-and-postcard-selling. At length...

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