Religion: Anti-Catholic Jailed

When the bogus Knights of Columbus fourth degree oath (TIME, Sept. 3) was being circulated, in the heat of the anti-Catholic persecutions last fall, the Knights themselves took various steps to check it. They freely published the true oath. They offered $25,000 to anyone who could prove the bogus oath was used.

These measures failing, the Knights agreed to prosecute certain men and organizations responsible. Last week two actions for criminal libel resulted in the conviction of a Savannah evangelist and the indictment of a Christian minister in New Jersey.

Only the plea of the 'jury which convicted him saved Rev. W. F....

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