Religion: Regional Planning (Cont'd)

No bombed church in Britain (2,659 through March 21) will be rebuilt on its old site until an interdenominational Church Damages Commission has approved the location. So reported the Rev. Edgar Chandler of Boston, just back from two months in war-torn England on behalf of the Congregational and Christian Church and World Council of Churches. Already the Church Damages Commission has begun blueprints for interfaith regional planning after the war. Insurance money collected on damages to many old churches in declining neighborhoods will be used to build new churches in growing suburbs, distributing the parishes of different denominations so that no...

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