From the August 1967 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Churches Unite

LONDON--Representatives of the Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist and Presbyterian faiths have decided to ask the British Council of Churches to appoint an ecclesiastical committee to strengthen the church's role in the treatment and care of alcoholics.

The committee would be associated with the National Council on Alcoholism and eventually, it is hoped, with an International Council.

Churches in Sweden, the Netherlands and Switzerland are reported to have agreed in principle to the formation of such a group. It is estimated there are nearly half a million alcoholics in...

-- AP