Religion: Signs of the Times

That strange force called Christianity, despite all its marble monuments and pursed lips, demonstrates again 85 again that it is still a living thing. This week, U.S. Christians heard renewed proof of it — from a Scottish Presbyterian baronet and a Roman Catholic priest.

Burning-eyed Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen this week began his 17th series of radio talks for NBC's Catholic Hour. His voice, as usual, was as rich and sweet as zabaglione, but in his words rang a message to all who call themselves Christians. Excerpts:*

"The signs of our times point to two...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!