Cinema: Legion of Decency (Cont'd)

Six months ago Archbishop John Timothy McNicholas of Cincinnati, one of the ablest Roman Catholic prelates in the Midwest, took the lead in forming the Legion of Decency to boycott pictures considered immoral or obscene (TIME, June ii). One day last week the benign, grey-haired Archbishop sat in white cassock and red skullcap on the porch of his Cincinnati suburban residence. With him sat the bishops of Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Los Angeles, members of his committee running the Legion. They had said mass, conferred at length. So effective had the boycott...

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