Religion: Words & Works

¶ Vice President Richard M. Nixon, goodwill-building in Latin America, paid tribute to the Roman Catholic Church as "one of the major bulwarks against Communism and totalitarian ideas." In Ottawa the Rev. Dr. John A. Mackay, president of Princeton Theological Seminary and of the World Presbyterian Alliance, contradicted the Vice President. "I am compelled sorrowfully to say that the exact opposite is true," he told delegates to the North American Area Council of the Alliance. "Two decades ago the Roman Catholic Church made concordats with the totalitarian rulers of Italy and Germany . . . Today the Roman Catholic Church has...

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