Religion: Copes & Mitres

The entire Anglo-Catholic wing of the Episcopal Church—some 2,000 clergymen —converged last week upon Philadelphia for a Catholic Congress to celebrate the "Catholic Revival" whose centenary fell last July (TIME, July 17). Throughout the land the pious had wished the Congress well with a novena (nine days of prayer) for "the revival of religion in America."

To accommodate 10,000 participants in the biggest event of the Congress, a solemn high mass, Philadelphia's Municipal Auditorium was made ready, its stage transformed into a sanctuary and choir, an altar erected with dossals and riddles,...

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