Religion: Pale Green Book

In drear London twilight last week the old Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, the Right Honorable and Most Reverend Randall Thomas Davidson, Primate of All England, slowly paraded into Church House at Westminister.† With him was the Right Honorable and Most Reverend Cosmo Gordon Lang, Anglican Archbishop of York and Primate of England; and behind them entered 300 high dignitaries of their Church of England, gay in vestment, sombre in feature.

Within, seated, there was silence. The Archbishop of Canterbury rose, 78, gaunt; intoned: "Pater noster . . ."* Before him, on a stand, was...

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