Religion: Words & Works

¶ The General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches wound up its week-long convention in Omaha with resolutions against racial bias, liquor advertising, and persecution of witnesses by investigating committees. Biggest achievement: approval (after an all-night argument) of plans for merger with the Evangelical and Reformed Church under the new name, United Church of Christ.

¶ "We have suffered enough from those Catholics in name who have exploited the field of political service for their own profit and advantage," says Roman Catholic Bishop John King Mussio of Steubenville, Ohio, in the current issue...

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