More than 3.500 Protestant.niinistem and laity meeting on Friday night in Washington adopted a resolution pledging themselves to work for the political defeat of any person or party which sends an American Ambessador to the Vatican.
Earlier in the day. however. President Truman assured a news conference that he proposes to persist in his decision to send a nomination to Congress and that he has no intention of compromising by sending a personal envoy. as was done by President Roosevelt.
The resolution at the Protestant mass meeting sponsored by the American Council of Christian Churches-asserted that the sending of an ambassador would endanger religious freedom in the United States and violate the spirit of the Constitution.