Religion: Out of Japan

All Episcopal missionaries still in Japan (20 of the 85 there in 1940) were last week ordered to leave at once by the Right Rev. Charles Shriver Reifsnider. Bishop Reifsnider is one of the three American bishops who were at the head of the church in Japan until the Government forced foreign-mission executives to resign last year. This May, soon after Episcopalians turned over some $5,059,339 worth of property to native churchmen, bland Japanese decorated him with the Order of the Sacred Treasure.

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