Religion: Words & Works

¶Japan now has 512,450 Christians, according to a survey by the weekly Christian News— 285,022 Protestants, 193,724 Roman Catholics, 33,704 Orthodox. ¶In Milwaukee, a jury of pastors found Lutheran Pastor Victor K. Wrigley, 35, guilty of heresy on five counts, including: "Denying the objective authority of the Holy Scripture" and "Denying the historical fact of the Virgin Birth." Minneapolis' Paul E. Bishop, President of the Northwest Synod of the United Lutheran Church, said he would suspend Heretic Wrigley "without a doubt." ¶Women employees of Miami department stores have organized "Christlike Christmas Parties,...

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