Religion: For Finland

Finland, like the Scandinavian nations, is mostly Lutheran. Lately Archbishop Erkki Kaila, head of beleaguered Finland's National Church, sent a stout S O S to Christendom: "In the name of the Finnish Christendom, I ... dare to turn to you to ask for spiritual and material support for my people and its Church now exposed to persecution. . . . We have full confidence that the Christian Churches will not leave us to fight out this struggle alone. God have mercy on us."

Last Sunday, U. S. Lutheran churches responded by asking their 4,000,000 members for a tidy war-relief fund, $500,000, most...

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