Religion: Priests v. Bishops

A small band of insurgent Protestant Episcopal priests gathered in Philadelphia last week and, as an expression of their liberalism, decided to fight for the "recall" of bishops. They hope to put their proposition before the Episcopal general convention at Denver next September.

In the Roman Catholic Church the Pope appoints bishops, usually upon the advice of archbishops and bishops. The Pope, unquestioned autocrat, may depose a bishop. In the Church of England the King gingerly functions like the Pope; for extreme cause he, too, may remove a bishop. The Protestant Episcopal...

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