Religion: This Is the Hour

As the Christian year moved into its Lenten 40 days & nights of repentance and self-examination, Protestant leaders meeting in two parts of the world turned their thoughts and prayers to man's newest scientific triumph—the hydrogen bomb.*

In Washington, D.C., at the invitation of Episcopal Bishop Angus Dun, some 3,000 people came to Washington Cathedral on Ash Wednesday for a day of services devoted to "God, Man and the Hydrogen Bomb." Forty ministers joined in the Communion service. A Lutheran read the Epistle: "Spare thy people, O Lord . . ."A Negro Congregationalist read the Gospel: "Lay not up for yourselves...

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