Religion: Peace in the Council

In such peace and concord that newsmen and even its own space-hungry publicity men were disappointed, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. met for its fourth triennial General Assembly in St. Louis last week. Eight hundred delegates from 30 denominations gathered in Kiel Auditorium with some 2,000 consultants, observers and visitors to pass the usual resolutions (against racial segregation, an arms race, corruption in labor unions). Even the new president they unanimously elected, to succeed Presbyterian Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, is notably ecumenical, notably withdrawn from intergroup disputes....

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