Religion: Not Authorized

Rev. Charles Edward Coughlin, Detroit's rabble-rousing radio priest, has repeatedly offended large sections of the U. S. population, has repeatedly been rebuked by leading U. S. prelates. But he has never been silenced by the Roman Catholic Church, which possesses crushing machinery to deal with heretical or inconvenient priests. Lately Father Coughlin has been abusing Jews. Last week the nation's most popular and liberal Cardinal, Chicago's George William Mundelein, fresh from a visit to the Vatican, issued a statement over the radio that "Father Coughlin is not authorized to speak for the Catholic...

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