Religion: The Phoenix

Assumption College, at Worcester, Mass., suffered $200,000 fire loss, after an anonymous letter had been sent to the president of this Roman Catholic institution. In a previous issue TIME gave an account of the unprecedented number of fires in Canadian Catholic churches. These losses seem insignificant when compared with the great building plans of Roman Catholics. Fifteen million dollars' worth of contracts have been signed for the coming year. The Knights of Columbus have invested $1,000,000 for a site on 51st St., Manhattan, where they will erect a great building for recreation and...

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