Religion: It's An Ill Wind ...

Until the Japs bombed Hawaii, the most any realist hoped for from last week's Conference on the Cooperation of Interdenominational Agencies was the adoption of alternative Plan A, a pious proposal that the eight great agencies of U.S. Protestantism should work together more closely. After the bombing, the 200 delegates at Atlantic City put through proposal C with a whoop calling for unification of all the agencies into a new "Council of the Churches of Christ in North America."

The whoop at Atlantic City will take perhaps three years to ratify, for it...