Religion: Words & Works

¶ U.S. church attendance seems to have leveled off, according to a Gallup survey. The high was in 1955, with 49.6 million as the estimated weekly attendance. In 1956 the figure dropped to 47.5 million. The total for 1957: 48.5 million.

¶ Billy Graham's New York crusade netted a surplus of $217,618 after expenses of $2,850,031, announced the crusade's executive committee. Of the surplus, $150,000 will go to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Minneapolis to help finance TV broadcasts and future crusades. The remaining $67,618 will be turned over to New York City's Protestant Council for follow-up evangelism in the wake...

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