Religion: Congregational Compact

"We cannot personally participate at the council table of the nations in the formation of a new order. We can pledge ourselves to demand and support such plans and only such plans as will bring at last a just and righteous order." This statement was written by the Congregational Moderator to the 4,000 ministers of the Congregational Christian Churches this week.

With Moderator Ferdinand Q. Blanchard's letter went the Congregational Christian Compact for World Order, 1944. It was patterned after the Mayflower Compact of 1620, in which the Pilgrims pledged themselves to...