Religion: Federal Council Scotched

Scotchmen as represented in the two larger U. S. Presbyterian bodies got after the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America last week. Immediate excitement of attack was the Federal Council's recent report to the 27 Protestant Churches for which it performs social research, that U. S. churchmen advised a tolerant attitude toward Birth Control (TIME, March 30).

That Birth Control report enraged the Patriarch of the Northwest, Dr. Mark Allison Matthews of Seattle. Dr. Matthews is lawyer as well as preacher. As soon as he was called to Seattle (1902) he began...

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