Religion: To Stay Together

Some 3,000 Christians crowded into the church, the chapel and two halls of the First Methodist Church in Evanston, Ill. this week for a service the like of which the world has never seen before. In the processional marched 700 priests and patriarchs, bishops and archbishops, ministers and laymen. The Rev. Dr. Marc Boegner of France read the First Lesson (Isaiah 53) in French. Archbishop Athenagoras, Patriarch of the Orthodox Church, read the Second Lesson (Philippians 2:1-11) in Greek. Bishop Eivind Berggrav of Norway led the recitation of the Apostles' Creed in German....

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