Religion: In the Churches

In the following places the following churchmen made news last week:

¶ In Manhattan, the 117-year-old American Bible Society celebrated a century of service to China. Vice President John R. Mott recalled that in 1833 the Society sent $3,000 to Dr. Elijah C. Bridgman, first U. S. Protestant missionary to China, to print scriptures in Chinese. Since then the Society has spent $2,897,383 distributing nearly 70,000,000 volumes of scripture in China.

¶ In Manhattan. Monsignor Michael J. Lavelle, 77, rector of St. Patrick's Cathedral for 47 years, was appointed vicar general, second in rank in...

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