Religion: Words & Works

¶ East Germany's Communist newspaper Neues Deutschland delivered itself of a new item of Kremlin theology with the flat announcement that the earth satellites "demonstrate to the masses of the people very clearly that space beyond our earth is neither at the mercy of a God or any other supernatural or imaginary powers."

¶ American Motors Corp., makers of Rambler cars and Kelvinator refrigerators, announced that it is taking on a new category of specialists: ten top clergymen (five Protestants, three Roman Catholics, two Jews) to advise on the "ethical aspects" of the...

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