Religion: Reunion in Peking

The Walsh brothers, James and William, were only a year apart in their family of nine brothers and sisters. They were inseparable while they grew up in Cumberland, Md. and later at Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, where they both graduated in the class of 1910. Fortnight ago they saw each other in a Communist jail in Peking—for what will almost certainly be the last time on earth.

Twelve years ago, just before the fall of Nationalist China, Roman Catholic Bishop James Edward Walsh went back to China (after 18 years of missionary...

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