Religion: Chorus

As the experts debated the question of whether to go on testing nuclear weapons, thousands of U.S. Protestant churchmen and churchwomen lined up last week on the stop-the-tests side. Items: ¶A widely assorted 140 Protestant clergymen and educators, including nine bishops, signed an appeal to all Christians to back up the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches in its declaration against testing (TIME, Aug. 12). Among the signers: Methodist Bishops Charles W. Brashares of Chicago, Eugene M. Frank of St. Louis and John Wesley Lord of Boston; the Right Rev. W. Appleton Lawrence, retired Episcopal Bishop of Western Massachusetts;...

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