Religion: In Antigonish

In the small, predominantly Roman Catholic town of Antigonish in Nova Scotia, churchmen of three faiths last week made a great and happy to-do over cooperatives. At Antigonish's small Roman Catholic St. Francis Xavier University were 1,000 people—among them 250 clergymen and educators from the U. S.—to attend a Rural and Industrial Conference, to behold how the 100% Christian economics of cooperatives had put the whole region on its feet.

Eight years ago. Rev. James J. ("Father Jimmy") Tompkins. a plain, grizzled parish priest, persuaded St. Xavier University to branch into the field...

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