The Press: Catholic Censorship

When Monsignor Edward Westenberger spotted an article called "Margaret Sanger: Mother of Planned Parenthood" in the July Reader's Digest (circ. 15 million), he saw his duty and did it. As director of parochial schools of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., Westenberger banned the Digest from the 125 schools under his supervision. The offending article, said he, was "unpatriotic, unChristian, and vicious propaganda."

Last week the leftish Nation, which has seldom found itself on the same side of the fence as the conservative Digest, dropped a crocodile tear as it extended its...

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