Religion: Malvern in Action

"The working-class mother with a large family is the real heroine . . . of our civilization. She never stops working from morning till night. She has no remuneration for her work and it is her meals that are cut down first." With these words of his first speech to the House of Lords as Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. William Temple began to carry out the proposition he had made at Malvern (TIME, Jan 27, 1941) : "It is the business of Lambeth [the Archbishop's residence] to remind Westminster [the Houses of Parliament] of its responsibility to God."

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