Religion: For a Christian Peace

The ideal was old and not yet realized but still good: Christendom united for the cause of Christian peace. Now it was raised once more. Last month Pope Pius urged Christian principles upon the peacemakers Last week Protestant leaders of eight nations, in London for a four-day meeting of the World Council of Churches, reiterated the word from Rome, called for a joining of Protestant and Catholic hands to let statesmen know the strength and power of the Christian faith.

Said Dean Frederick Nolde of Philadelphia's Mount Airy Lutheran Theological Seminary, to explain the vital need for such unprecedented cooperation: "Christians are...