Religion: Words & Works

¶At its annual meeting in Atlantic City, the National Lutheran Council, representing 4,500,000 members in eight church groups, called upon the U.N. General Assembly to request the Arab countries and Israel to meet at a peace table. The council, which re-elected Dr. Oscar A. Benson of Minneapolis president for his second one-year term, also heard a report from its Latin American division calling for a"full-scale spiritual invasion" of the Roman Catholic countries of Latin America.

¶"Religion is gaining ground—morality is losing ground," said Dr. Henry P. Van Dusen of Union Theological Seminary at an interdenominational...

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