Religion: The Rt. Rev. New Dealer

"If the Republicans elect their candidate for the presidency in 1944 . . . the most important gains of labor would all be swept away within six months. . . . So long, however, as the present occupant of the White House remains there, no fears need be entertained for the cause of labor or the cause of social justice."

These words, spoken from a platform in Cleveland's Statler Hotel last week, came not from a member of the Democratic National Committee or the head of a labor union but from a Roman Catholic priest—balding, bushy-browed Monsignor John A. Ryan of Washington....