Religion: How About the Bomb?

Would use of the atom bomb be seemly in the eyes of God, and, if so, under what conditions? Singly and in groups, the world's clergymen were doing their best last week to give the answer.

¶Asked whether the U.S. would be justified in using the atom bomb, Geopolitician Father Edmund A. Walsh, S J., of Georgetown University, said: "If the Government of the United States has sound reason to believe . . . that. . . attack is being mounted and ready ... it would appear that President Truman would be morally justified to...

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