Religion: Presbyterian President

The Presbyterian Church will change its form of government and get itself a real chief executive if the denomination's last moderator has his way. Wrote Dr. William Lindsay Young last week in the Presbyterian Tribune: "The Presbyterian Church . . . feels leaderless . . . because of our organizational scheme. The moderator is not an official spokesman. His office is looked upon as purely honorary, lasting for but a brief period of time, and ... by the time he is experienced enough to be of value, his term of office is over. . . .

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