Religion: Fighting Words

In London last week, the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England, was making a speech to his bishops and clergy. In the rich voice with which he dominated the radiocast of the coronation, the archbishop was ranging through the state of Christianity around the world when ears suddenly pricked to what sounded like fighting words—not against enemies of religion but against the Roman Catholic Church.

"I would mention a booklet to be published this week by S.P.C.K. [the Anglican ' Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] entitled Infallible Fallacies,'" said the archbishop. "Roman...

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