Religion: Federal Council

Meeting in Indianapolis last week, the Federal Council of The Churches of Christ in America settled its affairs with calm and dispatch. After electing Rev. Dr. Albert William Beaven, evangelical Baptist, its new president (TIME, Dec. 12), the Council gave its vice-presidency, a new office, to Rev. Dr. Lewis Seymour Mudge, Presbyterian moderator. The Council's structure was tightened up, its meeting times changed from quadrennial to biennial, in accordance with committee recommendations which were practically all approved. Deferred until 1934 was a proposal to let the Federal Council administer for its constituents...

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