Religion: Mission Snagged

In Atlanta last week the National Preaching Mission, currently touring the U. S. to awaken dozing Protestantism (TIME, Sept. 28), struck its first snag. The Atlanta Constitution had politely editorialized: "There should be earnest and full co-operation by the Christian people of Atlanta in the constructive and inspirational meetings to be held during the next four days." But the Atlanta ministers in charge of arranging these inspirational meetings did not cotton to the Federal Council of Churches' stipulation that at least one Negro be included among the speakers. Neither the protests of Preaching...

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