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BWA World Congress Resolution 1923.8

Minutes, p. xxxi:

146. The following resolution was submitted from the Committee on resolutions, and carried unanimously by a standing vote :—

“This Congress, representing the Baptists of the world, records its distress and indignation that the Rumanian Government has failed to secure the rights of religious minorities, and that it has failed to check or prevent numerous acts of persecution on the part of the local organs of administration.

“The Congress further places on record the pain and astonishment with which it learns that the Rumanian Government has laid before Parliament legislative proposals entirely inconsistent with the acknowledgment of religious freedom, formally embodied in its Constitution, adopted during the present year.

“The Congress earnestly hopes that the Rumanian Government will show itself seriously resolved to secure real religious freedom, and that no proposals opposed to this will be passed into law.”

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Whitley, W. T., editor. Third Baptist World Congress: Stockholm, July 21- 27, 1923. London: Kingsgate Press, 1923.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: W. T. Whitley, ed., Third Baptist World Congress: Stockholm, July 21-27, 1923 (London: Kingsgate Press, 1923), p. xxxi.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1923.8 Rumania; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.

BWA World Congress Resolution 1923.8

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