Religion: Common Heritage

Tall Dr. Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, unceremoniously herded his guests into the cellar. They got there just in time. A German bomb blew off the front of the deanery; some 15 other bombs whistled down into the cathedral close. That night's raid (May 1942) wiped out the cathedral library, smashed several cathedral-owned shops, shook the ancient Norman and English arches of Britain's mother church with six near misses. The bill for repairs and restoration, in the form of a fund launched last summer: $1,200,000. After seven months, the purse-pinched British had subscribed $328,000.

Last week the Most Reverend and Right Honourable...

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