Religion: Words & Works

¶ Some ministers' wives do not play their full part in parish life because they are prone to "creeping caution," wives of fledgling ministers were warned by the Rev. Theodore A. Gill, managing editor of the Christian Century. "You don't have to be ghostly to be godly . . . Beware lest your piety get too drab and narrow."

¶ Roman Catholics in the U.S. and its territories (Alaska and Hawaii) now number 33,574,017, an increase of nearly 1,000,000 over last year and a rise of 37.5% in the Catholic population in the last ten years, announced the Official Catholic Directory for...

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