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Resolution 20 - The Church and the Modern World - The Church and the Modern

Resolution 20

The Church and the Modern World - The Church and the Modern State

The Conference affirms that the Church must be free to order its worship and fellowship, to teach, and to evangelise. In view of a tendency of the state to encroach on the freedom of individuals and voluntary associations, it urges Christians in all lands to guard such freedoms with vigilance and to convince public opinion that their preservation is essential to the maintenance of true democracy and personal and national wellbeing.