Religion: Divorce Report

At its triennial convention nine years ago the Protestant Episcopal Church appointed a Commission on Marriage & Divorce to whittle down its Canon 41, which stoutly enjoined Episcopal pastors from solemnizing the marriages of divorced persons. Under the chairmanship of Michigan's grey and liberal Bishop Herman Page, the commission consists of sixteen churchmen and laymen including Colorado's Bishop Irving Peake Johnson, Missouri's Bishop William Scarlett, longtime Director of the Russell Sage Foundation John Mark Glenn, onetime (1917-21) U. S. Ambassador to Japan Roland Sletor Morris, and Justice Origen S. Seymour of the Connecticut...

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