The Press: The Catholic Press

Newsmen who serve the biggest specialized press in the U.S. gathered in Dallas last week, and most of them turned out in an odd journalistic garb: black suits, black hats, clerical collars. Some 350 of them came from 48 states for the annual convention of the Catholic Press Association, a vast, closely knit (yet loosely governed) publishing empire with a total magazine and newspaper circulation of almost 24 million. Today, as Bishop Robert J. Dwyer of Reno told the delegates, the Catholic press is "reaching more people and exerting a greater influence over...

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