Religion: Words & Works

¶ Samuel Cardinal Stritch of Chicago called for a restoration of the "Madonna concept" of woman to combat "sexualism and virulent attacks on family life." "The world seems to have gone sex crazy," he told the National Catholic Women's Union. Women must be restored to a position of "sacred dignity" and play the role of the Virgin Mary in "home, neighborhood, community and nation."

¶ Delegates to the Luther League of America at Ann Arbor, Mich, condemned "the use by the motion picture and song industries of Biblical and religious material when there is distortion of its intended purposes—to convey the...

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