Education: Enough Intelligence?

In the present Congress, all concrete proposals for federal aid to education have run aground on the muddy side issue of parochial schools. Last week's convention of the American Council on Education heard a formula for clearing the channel. Said Dean Harold Benjamin of the University of Maryland, a backer of federal aid:

"We will have to develop enough intelligence as Catholics to recognize that the United States is a great Protestant country, not only in formal church membership but in some of the basic traditions of more than one hundred millions of its people. A clerical-religious approach to the question of...

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