Letters, Apr. 12, 1971

Presumptuous Intercession?

Sir: As a Roman Catholic, as a supporter of the free expression of ideas, and as a believer in the virginity of Mary, I offer Ti-Grace Atkinson my apologies for the outlandish behavior of Patricia Buckley Bozell [March 22]. Never before has the Virgin Mary required the use of arms—or hands—to defend her. Mrs. Bozell was rather presumptuous to think that Mary now needed her intercession.


Sir: Both Ti-Grace Atkinson and Mrs. Bozell have missed the point. As every Spirit-filled Christian (man or woman) knows, nothing is more...

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