Religion: Honor After Death

Most Americans were horrified to learn that among the souvenirs which U.S. servicemen have sent back from the South Pacific there have been a few Japanese soldiers' skulls. They were also shocked to read last week (in Drew Pearson's Merry-go-Round), that Pennsylvania's Representative Francis Walter presented Franklin Roosevelt "with a letter-opener made from the forearm of a Jap soldier killed in the Pacific. He apologized for so small a part of the Jap's anatomy. F.D.R. did not touch it but lit a cigaret."

Last month the St. Louis Register, official weekly of the Missouri Roman Catholic Archdiocese, sternly warned Catholics (through its...

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