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Council of Churches Urges Christians to Fight Racial Bias

The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. has called upon Christians to work against racial and other group discrimination. The Council consists of the representatives of 30 Protestant and Eastern Orthodox churches with a combined membership of over 35,000,000.

In a 4,000-word declaration of principles, including a set of “norms of guidance” through which members could apply in their daily lives Christian principles relating to economic and social life, the General Board of the Council said: “It is a clear Christian responsibility to work against those special forms of economic injustice that are expressed through racial and other group discrimination.”