Religion: For Christian Workers

The great churches of the U. S. have long been on record in favor of labor unions. But only a tiny minority of ministers and priests frequent picket lines. Last week labor unions loomed large among matters discussed at a Catholic Conference on Industrial Problems in Detroit. One of the great U. S. Catholic leaders, Detroit's Archbishop Edward Mooney, warned the conferees that "religious leaders in the present struggle between Americanism and Communism for the control of labor . . . [must] make Christian principles articulate" or "they will have to share their responsibility in the debacle that ensues."

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