Religion: Moral Courage

For 38 years, the Roman Catholic Laymen's Retreat League of Philadelphia has held an annual retreat for men near the little Pennsylvania town of Malvern. So popular have these spiritual refreshers become that last year the league held them in installments for a total of 11,882 men. Last week, the annual dinner of the Men of Malvern* heard New York City's house-cleaning Police Commissioner Thomas F. Murphy, a Catholic, pay tribute to Quaker Whittaker Chambers.

Said Murphy: "In my opinion, one of the bravest of all Americans, and one of the most gallant, was Whittaker Chambers. Consider the agony and humiliation to...

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