Religion: Peacemakers, Take Notice

A concerted religious crusade was under way. Protestant, Catholic and Jewish forces last week had a common aim: to get at least one foot inside the forthcoming United Nations Conference in San Francisco. They were determined to let the peacemakers know that the churches want a peace based on human rights.

The religious forces were using up-to-date techniques to win public support. The Federal Council of Churches, the Synagogue Council of America and other groups endorsed Dumbarton Oaks Week (April 16-22) and called for nationwide Days of Prayer on Sunday, April 22 and the opening day of the conference (April 25). To...

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