At the third World Conference of Friends, held last week in Oxford,
England, U.S. Quakers apologized to their foreign brethren for
possessing so large a share of the divine bounty. Friend Philip E.
Jacob of Swarthmore, Pa. asked the conference to express "a sense of
shame at the concentration of power and wealth in America."
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