Religion: 1900th Passion

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In a quiet Benedictine priory in Nassau fortnight ago, New York's gentle, white-haired Patrick Joseph Cardinal Hayes was spending the last few days of a seven-week vacation when he received a cablegram from his subordinate, Auxiliary Bishop John J. Dunn. Bishop Dunn sought his superior's approval of a plan: for the New York archdiocese to seize upon and dramatize President Roosevelt's inaugural sentiment, "When there is no vision the people perish." A mass meeting would be held on Passion Sunday (April 2) at Rockefeller Center. An honorary committee of...

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