Religion: Bogeymen

Protestants and Roman Catholics, who have been eyeing each other nervously for several months, have begun to see things under their respective beds. The Protestants' bogey is a Catholic-controlled U.S.; the Catholics' is the white hood of the Ku Klux Klan. Last week even the sensible Jesuit weekly America began to look over its shoulder. Said America:

"The Federal Council of Churches gave a green light to Ku Kluxism when it launched its current 'Intensify Your Protestantism' campaign at its Pittsburgh meeting in December. . . .* The leaders [thus] called upon all the 'Heirs of the Reformation' to quicken...

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