Anglican Shipwreck

With the solemn blessings of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of London bestowed upon it, and a happy crowd to cheer its going, a trim white ship sped down the Thames and out to sea last July. It was the Southern Cross , VI, a 220-ton, 150-ft. motorship. latest and prettiest of a succession of Church of England vessels carrying the gospel to faraway isles.

Last week the Southern Cross VI was hobbling along near Aneityum in the New Hebrides (midway between Australia and the Fijis). A...

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