Religion: Common Causes

Dedicated "to all the common causes of Protestantism," a new 16-page tabloid newspaper called the Protestant World ($3 for 52 issues) was mailed last week to 15,000 subscribers. The newspaper's major aim: "To present fairly, comprehensively, concisely and accurately the news of what Protestant churches, denominations, leaders, boards and agencies are doing and saying, together with reports of such secular news as may bear upon the moral and spiritual life of the nation."

Banner headlines of the first issue proclaim the formation of the National Council of Churches (TIME, Dec. 11) and recent disclosures in the New York Herald Tribune of Communist...

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