EVANSTON MEETING: Christ--the Hope of the World

Convened this week: the second Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Evanston, Ill.

Who Is There. Meeting on the campus of Northwestern University are 600 delegates from 161 churches in 48 countries, representing more than 160 million Christians (notable exception: the Roman Catholics). Also present: 150 consultants, 120 youth consultants, 600 accredited visitors, plus fraternal delegates from related organizations, and observers.

Aims, 1) To exchange views on the great continuing issues of Christian faith; 2) to make policies, formulate programs and appoint officers and committees; 3) to worship together.

Main Theme. During the first week 15 discussion groups will consider...

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