Religion: Picketed Priest

THE BISHOP IS UNFAIR TO THIS PARISH, read a sign posted on the lawn of the rectory of St. Barbara's Roman Catholic Church in Vulcan, Mich, last week. Twenty pickets lounged about the rectory lawn. They had been lounging there for six weeks, in defiance of their Bishop Joseph Casimir Plagens, who had ordered their priest of the past 13 years, Father Simon Borkowski, transferred to a seminary in Wisconsin (TIME, Sept. 5). Professing to be unable to get past the restraining pickets, Father Simon remained in his rectory. Then, one day last...

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