Religion: Harassed Bishop Cannon

Traveling second class as "Dr. and Mrs. James G. Cannon Jr. of Sao Paulo, Brazil'' Bishop James Cannon Jr. of Blackstone. Va., and his big blonde bride arrived at Manhattan from Sao Paulo last week. News reporters and photographers greeted them. Bishop Cannon: "I am an American citizen and don't wish to be harassed." Mrs. Cannon emerging from hiding in the freight hold screamed hysterically: "I suppose they [the reporters] think this is swell."

Bishop Cannon refused to discuss Methodist Church charges against him (TIME, Sept. 29), fired the roman candles of distraction: "Catholics...

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