Religion: Joint Action in Britain

"Such a measure for joint action has not happened since the Reformation," the Bishop of London told the radio audience.

Earlier that day the Church of England, led by the new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Roman Catholic Church, led by Arthur Cardinal Hinsley, and the various British free churches agreed to set up a joint standing committee to work out plans for common action in the social regeneration of England, issued a joint declaration :

"We agree that a compelling obligation now rests upon all Christian people in this country to maintain the Christian tradition ... in the handling of social, economic and...

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