– in the House of Commons on 18th March 1942.
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asked the Prime Minister whether he will appoint a day, to be kept
free from all work, as a national day of prayer for victory for our cause and the defeat of our enemies?
The question of a day of National Prayer is under consideration.
May I ask whether, for that day, there will be issued an appeal to the nation for return to God with humble, penitent hearts and prayer upon their lips seeking His interposition, favour and blessing?
Will the right hon. Gentleman consider setting aside a day on which clergymen could do some work for the national effort?
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