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Parley Discusses Differences Between Protestants, Catholics, Jews

The major area of differences between American religious groups has shifted from theological arguments to such social issues as birth control, censorship and religion in public education, Leo Pfeffer, director of the Commission on Law and Social Action of the American Jewish Congress, said today.

He told the annual convention of the National Association of Intergroup Relations that “there is no denying that these differences exist” between Catholics, Protestants and Jews. He added that it was “only when one group attempts to suppress or deny the view point of any other that religious conflict poses dangers to our society.”

Arnold Aronson of New York, director of program planning for the National Community Relations Advisory Council, was reelected president. Sidney Lawrence, director of the Kansas City Jewish Community Relations Bureau, was elected secretary.

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