MEXICO: Law or No Law?

On the large, untidy desk of President Pascual Ortiz Rubio one day last week lay a bill and a letter. The bill, passed unanimously by the Senate and House of Mexico (TIME, Jan. 4), provided that in the Federal District and Territories of Mexico no creed should be represented by more than one clergyman per 50,000 population. The letter was from Most Reverend Pascual Diaz, Catholic Archbishop of Mexico. It urged the President to veto the bill.

The President had received no similar request from such prominent Protestants in Mexico as Bishop Efraim...

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