Religion: Report to the Churches

"There are some happy signs of a return to a more careful protection of human liberties." So said the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. (30 denominations, Protestant, Anglican, Orthodox, with more than 35 million members). The council's third general assembly, which convened in Boston last week, was the first such gathering in a long while that did not profess to see "hysteria" rampant but found some satisfactory progress "within the framework of tested constitutional procedures." The council hailed evidence of "a spiritual seeking and hunger" in the U.S.,...

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