Religion: She Sees the Pope

Probably the ablest religious editor of any U. S. newspaper is Rachel Kollock McDowell of the New York Times. A plump, energetic spinster in her 50's, Miss McDowell loves her work. She regularly has 25 reporters assigned to cover Sunday sermons, bombards the city desk with memoranda urging additional coverage of religious events. Armed with a capacious handbag she personally reports important gatherings like the Presbyterian General Assembly—dear to her heart because she is devoutly of that faith. Indomitable Miss McDowell hates swearing, sends out a memorandum every New Year's Eve reminding...

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