Religion: Words & Works

¶ Manhattan's Jewish Theological Seminary, headquarters of Conservative Judaism, announced plans to raise $32 million over a ten-year period to establish a Human Brotherhood Center at the seminary, with branches in Los Angeles and Jerusalem. Curriculum of the new center's Institute for Religious and Social Studies will include the areas of belief common to Protestants, Catholics and Jews.

¶ In his sermon at the annual "Red Mass"* of the New York Guild of Catholic lawyers, the Rev. Laurence J. McGinley, S.J., president of Fordham University, attacked the "obsessive liberalism" of the present day—"that frightened and frantic pursuit of freedom alone and...

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