Religion: Protestants to Rome

In next fall's Vatican Council, men and women who are not Roman Catholics will play two significant parts. About a hundred top Protestants and members of the Orthodox Church will attend as observer-delegates. And millions of Protestant churchgoers will be praying for the council's success.

Last week, in a letter to all U.S. dioceses, the Right Rev. Arthur Lichtenberger, presiding bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church (3,500,000 members), stated his hope for "frequent and regular prayers offered in each parish and mission church during the time when the council is in session." Particularly...

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