Religion: For Father Richard

Of U. S. cities which occasionally celebrate the memories of their pioneers, not many dedicate a day every year to a clergyman, and only one can devote ceremonies to a Roman Catholic priest who was a Congressman. To Detroit, last week brought Gabriel Richard Day, the lyoth anniversary of the birth of a Catholic who helped build the city. Under the chairmanship of Catholic Archbishop Edward Mooney, Michigan's Catholic Governor Frank Murphy and Dr. Joseph Anderson Vance of Detroit's First Presbyterian Church, the day was celebrated with high mass, a parade, a banquet, a speech by onetime Governor Chase Salmon Osborn,...