Plans for Combatting Racial and Religious Prejudice in Germany Announced in Berlin

Plans for combating racial and religious prejudice in ten major German cities and several dozen smaller communities were announced here today by Carl F. Zietlow, special adviser to the U.S. Military Government.

“Catholic bishops, Protestant clergymen, rabbis, theological school profess-ore and laymen of all three faiths have Joined with mayors, industrialists, labor union leaders and publishers in setting up groups to promote better human relations within German communities,” he said.

Zietlow, who is liaison representative in Germany of the International Council of Christians and Jaws, added that by the end of this summer, there would be at least 120 active leaders on committees for, inter-faith councils in Munich, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden and Frankfurt, and six new councils would be developed next year in Berlin, Bremen, Nuremberg, Karlsruhe, Kassel and Augsburg.

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