Religion: Good Friends

Mad as a wet hen last week was the Christian Century. This most influential U. S. Protestant weekly had been mad the week before, and the week before that, and the week before that. What made it mad was thinking about one thing—President Roosevelt's Christmas appointment of Myron Charles Taylor as his personal ambassador to the Pope. The Christian Century disliked the appointment in the first place, liked it less when it appeared that the President had jockeyed Dr. George Arthur Buttrick, president of the Federal Council of Churches, into a position of apparent sympathy. The Christian Century was further irritated...

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