Statement presented to representatives of the ch. at large at Stuttgart, Ger., 1945 by the council of EKD acknowledging guilt of ev. Christians in Ger.: 1. Confession of guilt for not confessing more courageously, praying more faithfully, believing more joyfully, and loving more fervently. 2. Resolution to make a new beginning. 3. Expression of gratitude for ecumenical fellowship.
4. Expression of hope that the spirit of power and revenge becoming evident everywhere will be curbed by the influence of the ch. 5. Plea for new beginning in all Christendom through the Holy Spirit.
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