Religion: The Vineyard, Mar. 15, 1948

Last week these labors made religious news:

In Rome, solemn ceremonies, sacred music and fluttering banners celebrated the 72nd birthday of Pope Pius XII. Most Vatican offices were closed for the occasion, but the church's sacred congregations were not taking it easy. They were working at top speed to head off a victory for the Communist-dominated "Popular Front" in the coming elections on April 18.

In Manhattan, the National Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church announced that dollars were piling high in the collection plate in response to Presiding Bishop Henry Knox Sherrill's radio appeal for contributions to a special world relief fund....

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