Religion: Almost a Challenge

Protestant action on the Moscow Declaration was almost a challenge. Fortnight ago the Roman Catholic hierarchy of the U.S. told their 23,000,000 U.S. Catholics that they saw little reason to rejoice at the Moscow Declaration (TIME, Nov. 27). The pact left "an uneasiness in minds intent on peace with justice to all," a fear that "compromises on the ideals of the Atlantic Charter are in prospect."

Last week the Federal Council of Churches' Commission on a Just and Durable Peace told the 39,000,000 U.S. Protestants that the Moscow Declaration is "a notable step toward...

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