Religion: Federal Council

Recommendations of the Columbus, O., meeting of the Federal Council of Churches, of which Robert E. Speer, Presbyterian, is President, included:

1) World Court.

2) League of Nations "or some more effective substitute."

3) Enforcement of Prohibition. Individual Utterances:

1) General Secretary Charles S. MacFarland said that the fabric of European Protestantism is crumbling, is in danger of collapse. Protestants have suffered most (Germany is chiefly Protestant). American churches must help with $1,500,000.

2) Bishop McDowell, Methodist, of Washington, D. C, said the trouble with the world is more personal than economic; it is...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!