25 SEPTEMBER 1942, Page 14

SALVAGE SUNDAY SIR,—" Janus " writes: " If the churches

choose to make themselves submissive adjuncts to the Government publicity machine . . . " I find this sentence, with its contemptuous reference to Church and State alike, deeply shocking. The primary duty of the Church is to fight evil; any additional authority its voice can lend to the " Government publicity machine " in its efforts to fight this most monstrous body of evil today is its bounden duty to give. To do less will bring the Church—if not Christianity itself—into disrepute.—Faithfully yours,