Riga (May. 20)
The Soviet Government has decided to take a new attitude toward the religious question in Russia, according to the information received by the London Times correspondent here.
The Central Committee of the Russian Communist Party, at its last meeting, adopted a resolution to revise its methods of combating “prejudice.” It proposes that from now on the closing of churches and synagoges should not be carried out without the permission of the central government. It is stated that the Communists now admit the failure of their anti-religious campaign. Another factor which is making them consider their attitude is the protest of many Americans now in Russia.