Religion: Two-Timing Catholics?

An Irishman, so the story goes, once insisted on being buried in a Church of England cemetery, because "that's the last place the Divil would look for an Irishman."

This yarn, repeated at a businessmen's luncheon early this year, put an idea in the heads of three officials of the Catholic War Veterans. They reasoned that the last place anyone would look for Communists would be within the Roman Catholic fold.* They decided that they had better start looking.

With or Against? With the blessing of National Commander Max H. Sorensen, the C.W.V.'s publications committee got busy tapping the "broadest possible sources" for...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!