Religion: Be It Resolved

What moral lessons can be drawn from the disclosures of the Kefauver Committee? In separate meetings in Manhattan last week, Protestants and Roman Catholics gave two different answers to the question.

Said the General Board of the National Council of Churches: "The social malady of gambling will not be remedied by criminal prosecutions alone. Stricter standards of moral integrity must be cultivated . . . It is not only gambling syndicates and the public officials who protect them that are involved. All who patronize bookmakers, gambling houses, slot machines and other forms of illegal gambling contribute to the coffers of the syndicates...

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