|Resolution on Antisemitism and the Jewish Situation|
|Written by Provisional Committee, World Council of Churches in Process of Formation|
|February 23, 1946|
The Provisional Committee of the World Council of Churches records its deep sense of horror at the unprecedented tragedy which has befallen the Jewish people in consequence of the Nazi attempt to exterminate European Jewry, and its heartfelt sympathy with the survivors of this tragedy and their fellow-Jews throughout the world.
The Committee recognizes with thankfulness the faithful witness of many Christians, who, at great peril to themselves, made their protest against antisemitism and gave shelter to its victims. It also acknowledges with penitence the failure of the Churches to overcome, in the spirit of Christ, those factors in human relationships which have created and now contribute to this evil which threatens both Jewish and Christian communities.
The Committee therefore urgently calls upon Christians throughout the world to combat this evil by all the means within their power and especially in the following ways: