Religion: Words & Works

¶Newscaster Richard T. Sutcliffe, associate director of press, radio & television for the United Lutheran Church in Amer ica, broadcast his list of the ten top religious news stories of 1955: 1) the illness, recovery and vision of Pope Pius XII, 2) Christian missionaries released by Red China, 3) Evangelist Billy Graham's sweep of Western Europe, 4) Dictator Peron's "failure to choke Argentine Roman Catholics," 5) Princess Margaret's stand for the "indissolubility" of Christian marriage, 6) Lutheran heresy trials, 7) collapse of negotiations for the proposed merger between northern and southern Presbyterians, 8) indecision in some church leadership following the Supreme...

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