Religion: Bishop's Friendly Gesture

To the 15 Roman Catholic parishes in Springfield, Mass, last Sunday went Catholics to hear Mass, leave bundles of clothes for the Russian War Relief drive.

Springfield's Bishop Thomas Mary O'Leary authorized this unusual gesture of Catholic friendship for Russia. Of the 145 U.S. Catholic Bishops three others have endorsed this campaign: Chicago's Auxiliary Bishop Bernard J. Sheil, Galveston's Bishop Christopher E. Byrne, and St. Louis' aging, popular Archbishop John J. Glennon.


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