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Church of England Organ Urges Removal of Race Antagonism

Protestant and Catholic appeals for cooperation with Jews In their difficulties were published here today. Reviewing the desperate Jewish position throughout central and eastern Europe, the “Church of England Newspaper” calls on Christians to “mark Good Friday of 1938 as a date when we will begin to cooperate with the Jews in removing the causes of this race antagonism.”

“It is not time,” the paper asks, “for the Church to demonstrate by life and action that a Christian can have no part in hatred of any race.”

The Catholic Herald publishes a letter from Lord Clonmore, prominent Catholic layman, who proposes a Catholic demonstration of sympathy for the Jews. Lord Clonmore writes: “Would it not be possible, while keeping clear of all political entanglements, for the Catholics of England to send a message of sympathy for Jewry, giving the promise of their prayers.”