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Catholic Group Asks San Francisco Delegates to Formulate Bill of Rights

The Committee of Catholics for Human Rights, through its director, Dr. Emmanuel Chapman, today called upon the delegates to the San Francisco Conference to establish “a commission designed to implement the spirit of its faithcoming charter through the formulation of an International Bill of Rights.”

In a letter to Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Dr. Chapman, speaking for 200 Catholic leaders of clergy and laity, went on to say that “the rights belonging by nature to every individual should be maintained by law within and among all states.”

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