Religion: Catholic Good Neighbors

Church history was made in Washington last week, when—for the first time ever—Roman Catholic leaders from Latin America met officially with a picked group of prominent U.S. Catholics to confer on mutual problems of Church & State.

Hitherto Roman Catholics of North & South America have had only a nodding acquaintance—possibly because in the Catholic Church all roads lead to Rome and side trips are not encouraged. But the stresses of World War II brought Catholics of eight countries to the three-week seminar conference on "The Americas and the Crisis of Civilization," which...

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