Bishop Morgan drew attention to the document "The New Covenant" stating that appeals have been received from native people that the Sunday before the First Minister's Conference be designated a Day of Prayer.
That this House of Bishops respond to the request of Native leaders for the Churches to name a Day of Prayer to precede the final First Ministers' Conference to be held on March 26-27, by designating Sunday, March 22, as a Day of Prayer for Aboriginal Peoples:
And that we commend the document entitled "A New Covenant" prepared as a Pastoral Statement by leaders of the Christian Churches to be used as a focus for this Day of Prayer. CARRIED
A letter from the World Council of Churches and a wire from the Boundary Parish of Kootenay were read. These asked for some action against the proposed detonation of a nuclear blast on the Island of Amchitka, Alaska.
"That we respectfully send a telegram to the President of the United States of America in protest against the underground nuclear blast on Amchitka, that the names of all the bishops be appended to the telegram, and that the Press be so informed." CARRIED