AMERICAN NOTES: Keep the Faith

Watergate has seen appeals to courts and Congress and led even the most loyal Americans to feel on occasion like strangers in a strange land. Now the Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Mich., are appealing to a higher source. They have devised a prayer for a "government of integrity," calling upon the deity "to strengthen and inspire our representatives to pass legislation that will emancipate us from cancerous greed and conspiratorial secrecy." In Detroit, Archbishop John Cardinal Dearden issued a pastoral letter that noted, "These are difficult days for the country we love," and asked observance of the first three...

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