Religion: A Bishop's Business, Cont.

At the Dallas meeting of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Bishop James Cannon Jr. confounded his critics and won his church's forgiveness by confessing and emotionally repenting his stock gambling with a Manhattan "bucket shop" since exterminated by the law (TIME, June 16 et ante). Last fortnight Bishop Cannon confounded the Senate Lobby Committee, which sought to learn about his handling of political campaign funds, by challenging its legal authority, marching out of the hearing. Both victories were parliamentary cleverness. But last week Bishop Cannon suffered a reverse on his moral front. The...

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