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Three Faiths Hail World’s Fair Temple of Religion As Funds Drive Nears Halfway Mark

A priest, a rabbi and a Unitarian minister joined today in describing the proposed Temple of Religion to be constructed at the New York World’s Fair of 1939 as a symbol of the tolerance and freedom of worship in this country. The spokesmen of the three faiths were Mgr. John J. Clarke, dean of the Catholic clergy in Queens, Rabbi David de Sola Pool of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue and Dr. John N. Lathrop, minister of the Church of the Saviour in Brooklyn. They addressed a luncheon of the Women’s Committee sponsoring the Temple of Religion fund campaign, which heard a report that $108,509 of the needed $250,000 sum had been raised to date.