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|1936 3–16 Jul
||The World Congress of Faiths was held in London under the auspices of the World Fellowship of Faiths. [GPB342; GT123]
Shoghi Effendi was asked in a personal letter from the chairman of the Congress, Sir Francis Younghusband, to contribute a paper, a task Shoghi Effendi delegated to George Townshend. [GT123; UD104]
George Townshend read the paper Bahá’u’lláh’s Ground Plan of World Fellowship, which had been approved by Shoghi Effendi. [BW7:635; GT132–3]
For text of the paper see BW6:614–19.
For the conference programme see BW7:634–45.
||London; United Kingdom
||World Congress of Faiths; Francis Younghusband; George Townshend; Interfaith dialogue; Shoghi Effendi, Life of