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Baptist Church Urges Peace Treaty Include International Ban on Religious Persecution

The Baptist church, in a statement issued here, yesterday urged that international prescription of religious persecution be included in the peace treaties.

“We stoutly oppose religious persecution and intolerance by any church or state on earth, and we call on those who, at the close of the present war will frame the basic of international collaboration in the interests of permanent world peace, to put an and to every form of religious persecution.” the statement, said.

The Baptists endorsed the promise to outlaw religious persecution and intolerance proposed by Woodrow Wilson to the Paris peace conference in 1919.