Religion: Discordant Concordat

The Rt. Rev. William Thomas Manning, small, dry, astute Episcopal Bishop of New York, has always been a leader in the church unity movement. Bishop Manning has his enemies, but those enemies have hardly ever caught him out on a point of theology or canon law. Last fortnight Dr. Manning threw the great weight of his shrewd experience against the "Proposed Concordat" drawn up last year as a means of eventually uniting the Episcopal and Presbyterian Churches (TIME, Feb. 6).

In a letter to the "dear brethren" of the commission in charge of the...

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