Radio & TV: The Busy Air

¶ In Philadelphia, Archbishop John O'Hara, in a pastoral letter, suggested to the Roman Catholics of his diocese that they give up radio & TV for Lent: "These inventions can be for the glory of God, but they may also be a means of destroying both our spiritual and intellectual life. Disconnect your set for a week and then take an honest appraisal. Have you missed anything worthwhile?" The Archbishop hoped that his flock might find that "the art of conversation is restored in the family. Perhaps many duties are performed that might otherwise be neglected; your own judgment may be...

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