Religion: Cripps for Malvern

First top-rank statesman to espouse the now-famous Malvern program (TIME, Jan. 20, 1941) is Sir Stafford Cripps, the No. 2 man in Churchill's Cabinet and leader of the British Government in the House of Commons. Last week he said in Britain's Methodist Recorder that, if the churches will adopt the Malvern resolutions and really implement them, they will be playing an enormous part in the post-war world.

On March 1 Sir Stafford—a member of the Church of England, whose liberal wing initiated Malvern—said that one reason why Russia was so successfully combating the Nazis was that it had "a seven-day-a-week religion...

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