Religion: Common Cause

The problem of Europe's refugees is one of the biggest challenges ever presented to Christian charity. For three days last week, a group of eminent churchmen and laymen met together in Salzburg, Austria to wrestle with the problem of the 300,000 refugees of German origin now in Austria. The conference, called by the World Council of Churches, decided that all refugees should be classified together, regardless of race or religion, given special stateless passports and placed under the responsibility of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.

The World Council and its members were pleased by the fact that Protestant and Roman Catholic...

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