Religion: Russo-Episcopal

Episcopalian bishops were asked to pay for round-trip tickets to Detroit, for some 250 priests of the Russian Orthodox Church in America. In Detroit, April 2-5, these priests convened in order to divorce their church from the Holy Synod in Moscow, and to unite it, or semi-unite it, to the Protestant Episcopal Church.

The Russian (or Eastern) Orthodox Church has about 3,000,000 members in the U. S. and church property to the value of $3,000,000. Its cathedral is a smallish minaretted building on 97th street, just off Fifth Avenue, Manhattan. In pre-Bolshevik days,...

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