Religion: Great Day

The Baptist World Alliance represents some 15,000,000 Baptists in 62 countries. Last week the Alliance moved its headquarters from London, where it was founded in 1905, to Washington. Though the U.S. (with 14,208,295) is the Baptists' stronghold, the Alliance headquarters was kept in London because, says Dr. Edward Hughes Pruden of Washington's First Baptist Church: "We figured that Europe, with its minority groups, needed more guidance and leadership." Actually, the Alliance has been operating from the U.S. on a temporary basis since the war began.

Moving day was celebrated at an evening service in Washington's red brick First Baptist Church. On hand...

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