Religion: Words & Works

¶ Roman Catholics have called the movie, Martin Luther,* historically inaccurate, charging that it omits unfavorable parts of Luther's career and personality. The answer of the Rev. Paul C. Empie, executive director of the National Lutheran Council, in the American Lutheran: the film had to concentrate on the essential religious issues of Luther's life. Adds Empie: "It's almost amusing to note how Roman Catholics who tell us not to judge their faith by the immorality of certain popes ridicule the teachings of Luther on the grounds of his alleged bad table manners."

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