Religion: Cleveland Conclave

Protestantism had its biggest meeting in U.S. history last week. Despite the war, more leaders came from more denominations to Cleveland than had ever before gathered at once. Before the conclave of seven big interchurch groups closed its participants had:

> Endorsed and sent to the constituent churches for approval a plan for a North American Council of the Churches of Christ which will merge eight interdenominational agencies into the largest church ' body in the Western Hemisphere.

> Elected Presiding Bishop Henry St. George Tucker of the Protestant Episcopal Church as President of...

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