Religion: Coughlin Backed

As Detroit's Rev. Charles E. Coughlin has increasingly proven that, with the possible exception of Huey P. Long, he is the ablest and most inflammatory rabble-rouser in the U. S., many a sober citizen has wondered how long his thoroughly autocratic Church would permit the radio priest to continue stirring up unchurchly controversy. Their wonder grew as Boston's outspoken old William Henry Cardinal O'Connell repeatedly flayed Father Coughlin for his "demagogic talk," "hysterical harangues," "humbugging," "pure sham'' and Father Coughlin cracked back that for 40 years the Cardinal had been notorious for...

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