Religion: The Churches at the Fair

As Mammon puts his best foot forward this week at the Brussels World Fair, he will find his ancient competition on hand—the Roman Catholics in a mammoth pavilion called Civitas Dei (The City of God), and the Protestants in a modest prefab, one-eleventh the size, with no name at all.

The Catholics were in the fair on the ground floor four years ago. "It is inconceivable that the Catholic Church should not be represented at such a gathering," said the Rev. Jan Joos, secretary-general of the Holy See's pavilion. "Since most people no longer come to the church, we must bring the...

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