International: THE CHURCHES AND WORLD ORDER

Sitting sideways on a gilt chair in Columbus, Ohio's swank Deshler-Wallick Hotel last week, UNO Delegate and Presbyterian Layman John Foster Dulles twisted a lock of grey hair protruding from the crown of his head and told interviewers: "Everybody must be optimistic about peace." Then Lawyer Dulles got up and read a soberly unoptimistic 3,000-word report on "The Churches and World Order" which the Federal Council of Churches (see RELIGION) applauded and passed unanimously. U.S. Protestants, who insist on separating church and state, had once more shown that they are far from wishing...

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