Religion: Foreign Service

In The Hague one day last week, a devout Calvinist (with Buchmanite leanings) stepped up to a microphone and radiorated. Said Wilhelmina, Queen of The Netherlands: "In our present time the very first need is that of a radical renewal in the life of every individual. This only can be the fruitful source from which flows the necessary strength of the realization of practical and constructive achievement without which our world of today will go to ruin. . . ."

Few minutes later, a professed Episcopalian chimed in. Said Franklin D. Roosevelt, outlining his latest peace ideas: "I offer my greetings to...

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