Roumania, Ten Years After

Roumania, Ten Years After

Roumania, Ten Years After

Roumania, Ten Years After

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At a meeting of the American Committee on the Rights of Religious Minorities held in New York City on April 7, 1927, it was voted to send a commission to visit the Kingdom of Roumania during the summer of 1927 to investigate the condition of the racial and religious minorities embraced within greater Roumania. A similar commission had been sent by this committee in the summer of 1925, but this commission had confined its attention entirely to the minorities in Transylvania. It was felt, therefore, that a study of the minorities within the old kingdom, principally the Jewish and Baptist and the minorities of Bessarabia, Bukovina, Maramuresh and the Banat similar to that made of Transylvania and a survey of such changes as may have taken place in the last two years in Transylvania, should be made.

Dr. Henry A. Atkinson of the World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches, was appointed chairman of the commission. Rev. R. A. McGowan of the Social Action Department of the National Catholic Welfare Conference, Dr. John Howland Lathrop, a Unitarian minister of New York, Dr. Graham Hunter, a Presbyterian minister of Fullerton, Calif., and Monsieur Jules Jezequel, the Paris representative of the Church Peace Union, constituted the commission.

We arrived in Bucharest June 12, and the last member of the commission left Roumania the last week in July. We were courteously received by the heads of the . . .

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