Religion: Catholics v. M.R.A.

The Roman Catholic Church has turned thumbs down on the Moral Re-Armament movement. In Washington, D.C. the National Catholic Welfare Conference's press department, clearing house of all U.S.-Catholic public information, issued a pointed résumé of "important Church documents recently released in various parts of the world." Heart of the résumé: a letter to all bishops from the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office at the Vatican. Excerpt: "It is not fitting for ... priests, and much less for nuns, to participate in the meetings of Moral Re-Armament, [nor should] the faithful accept posts of responsibility in Moral Re-Armament...

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