Religion: Words & Works

¶A new fissure seemed to be opening between Poland's Cardinal Wyszynski and the Communist government of Wladyslaw Gomulka. Recently the cardinal used the pages of a Roman Catholic weekly to warn that any priest collaborating with the Communist-run "religious" organization called Pax would risk "canonical sanctions." The regime suppressed the issue, ordered the newspaper banned from all newsstands and bookstores—a surprise to Polish churchmen who noted that even Communist publications have recently been critical of Pax.

¶Parochial and private schools should get government funds, said Jewish Philosopher and Author Will Herberg, adjunct professor of Judaic studies and social philosophy at Drew...