Religion: On the Horns

Back from ten days on the Red red carpet, the nine-man delegation from the National Council of Churches issued a care fully drafted formal statement about their get-acquainted expedition to Russia (TIME, March 26): "The experience was profitable. We understand the Russian church men better as a result of our conversations . . . The most severe limitation of the church is in the area of education . . ."

But the group's leader, the Rev. Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, president of the National Council and stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., went into more revealing detail last week...

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