Ecumenism: Dial Fish for Help

Ecumenism on the parish level has for the most part been expressed in terms of interfaith dialogues and common prayer services. But it can also lead to common action. One such method of putting unity into practice is "The Fish," a fast-growing network of dedicated Christians who carry out Jesus' command to "love thy neighbor" by cooperatively providing for the needy such homely but useful services as emergency baby sitting, hot meals, free transportation to the hospital and company for the aged.

The first branch of Fish, which takes its name from one...

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