Religion: Crime & Sin

As might be expected, the Archbishop of Canterbury is against sin, but he is against it in a special way. Last week Dr. Geoffrey Francis Fisher added his voice to the growing body of British opinion in favor of the Wolfenden Report (TIME, Sept. 16), which recommended that 1) homosexuality between consenting adults no longer be considered a crime, and 2) that since little could be done about the prostitutes that swarm over London, perhaps their fines should be increased to £10 ($28) for a first offense. Dr. Fisher's reason for giving the report his qualified endorsement: he approves of the...

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