GREAT BRITAIN: Cantuar & Commissars

"There were many to whom any definite alliance with the Soviet Government brought not unnatural misgivings. It may seem strange to combine alliance with Bolshevist Russia with the claim that we are contending for a Christian civilization. But such misgivings are really misplaced."

With these words the Church of England last week set at rest the souls of any of its communicants who were bothered about Britain's alliance with the U.S.S.R. They were written by the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Cosmo Gordon Lang, 76, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England. Cosmo Gordon Lang has often denounced the...

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