Religion: Intolerance

In Manhattan and the surrounding suburbs live some 5,000 Buddhists. They go about their business much as the members of other religions except that they do not broadcast their holy services over the radio or issue weekly advertisements announcing what topics their priests will preach about. Last week, however, two Buddhists— C. Juandoo and Fernand E. Querroy—called on the Commissioner of Parks, one Francis D. Gallatin. They asked him if he would permit them to erect a shrine to Buddha in Central Park. They had with them handsome plans for the shrine, designed...

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