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Christian Church of North America, General Council.

Formed by merger of the Italian Christian Churches of North America (founded Chicago 1907 by Louis Francescon) and the General Council of the Italian Pentecostal Assemblies of God (founded Chicago 1904 by Rocco and John Santamaria). First gen. council held Niagara Falls, New York, 1927. Originally called Unorganized Italian Christian Churches of North America. “Unorganized” dropped 1939; “Italian” dropped 1942. Inc. 1948.

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