Religion: P.O.A.U.F.S.C.S.

A new organization, formed this week, bears the nonstop name: Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State. P.O.A.U.F.S.C.S.'s aim: "To assure the maintenance of the American principle of separation of church and state." President of the new group is Dr. Edwin McNeill Poteat, Baptist president of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School. V.P.s are the Christian Century's Dr. Charles Clayton Morrison, Methodist Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam of New York, and Dr. John A. Mackay, president of Princeton Theological Seminary.

In a meticulous "manifesto" the new group warned the U.S. against a certain "powerful church" which "has committed itself in authoritative declarations...

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