Religion: Bishop's Pence

Last week Chicago's popular, high-church Episcopal Bishop George Craig Stewart took a leaf from his brother-in-God, Pope Pius XI. Once a year the Pope receives "Peter's Pence" collected in Roman Catholic churches all over the world. Thrice a day the Bishop will get "Bishop's Pence" collected in Episcopal homes all over Chicago.

Assuming that a good Episcopalian should be glad to give 1¢ to his church as a thank offering after every meal. Bishop Stewart calculated that "Bishop's Pence" might bring in $400,000 a year, revolutionize the diocesan finances. Last week Bishop Stewart had...

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