Religion: Brother Against Brother

For the first time ever, a Roman Catholic archbishop took to the radio last Sunday to denounce a fellow member of the U.S. Catholic hierarchy. It was another example of how strong feeling on the war is beginning to run, for the target of the broadcast was a nationwide radio speech made July 6 by Pope Pius XII's friend and former assistant at the Vatican, Bishop Joseph Patrick Hurley of St. Augustine.

Bishop Hurley proclaimed Naziism a worse enemy than Communism, clearly favored U.S. intervention. Last Sunday Archbishop Francis Joseph Beckman of Dubuque militantly took issue with him on both points.

Archbishop Beckman...

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