Medicine: Body & Soul

The Pope's recent encyclical on marriage, in which he flayed every interference with God's Nature (TIME, Jan. 19), has transformed Roman Catholic doctors from sociological Knight errants into soldiers. The transformation manifested itself last week by the internationalization of Catholic Physicians' Guilds.— By Dr. Anthony Bassler, president of the Manhattan guild, their declaration of war is now voiced thus: "To constitute a brotherhood of all members of the medical profession; to provide mutual assistance in religious and professional life; to facilitate intercourse between them and cognate branches of the clergy and others,...

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