Religion: Coughlin Silenced

Last week Most Rev. Edward Mooney, new Archbishop of Detroit, cracked down on his most famed priest, Rev. Charles Edward Coughlin, as had been predicted he might (TIME. June 14). To reporters Father Coughlin had said that Justice Black's appointment was a monument to President Roosevelt's "personal stupidity." had further opined that Catholicism and the C.I.O. are incompatible. Last week in his official Michigan Catholic, Archbishop Mooney expressed his regret for Father Coughlin's language, took issue with him on his reasoning. Two days later Father Coughlin announced that he was canceling his contract...

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