World Council of Churches Urges Christians to Combat Evils of Anti-semitism
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World Council of Churches Urges Christians to Combat Evils of Anti-semitism

A call to Christians throughout the world to combat the evils of anti-Semitism was issued here last night by the provisional committee of the World Council of Churches. Christians were urged to fight anti-Semitism in the following ways:

“1. By testifying against the principles and practices of anti-Semitism as a denial of the spirit and teaching of our Lord.

“2. By ministering wherever possible to the needs of those who still suffer the consequences of anti-Semitism, discrimination or persecution.

“3. By giving their support to the efforts to find acceptable homes for Jews who have been displaced or who can no longer remain where they are.

“4. By cooperating with Jews in a reciprocal attempt to remove the causes of friction in personal and community relationships.

“5. By promoting understanding and good-will among Christians and Jews so that they may bear a common witness to the obligations of neighborliness to all men and to the claims of righteousness, truth and love as the foundation of a well-ordered human society.”

The committee also adopted a resolution calling for the “resettlement and the rehabilitation of uprooted populations without discrimination.”