The northern Presbyterians wound up their General-Assembly meeting in Manhattan with a broadside of resolutions. In its main actions, the Assembly:
¶ Condemned the persecution of Protestants in Colombia"largely instigated by fanatical Roman Catholic priests"and ordered copies of the resolution sent to Harry Truman, the United Nations and the Vatican.
¶ Praised the "spiritual virility" of missionaries in Korea, where 300 native Presbyterian clergymen have been killed for their faith.
¶ Called for "a nonsegregated church and a nonsegregated society," presented a citation to Negro Singer Marian Anderson, and specifically demanded an end to segregation in Washington, D.C.
¶ Denounced the widespread use...