International: A Cry for Humanity

Dr. Michael Scott is a tall, gaunt-faced Anglican minister who has labored a good part of his 43 years among South Africa's underdog black men. "My religion," he says, "knows no color bar." He likes to quote Paul's Epistle to the Colossians: "There is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free, but Christ is all, and in all."

Lepers, slumdwellers and downtrodden tribesmen look upon Scott as a saint. Those white men in South Africa who believe that blacks are subhuman hewers of wood and drawers of water call...

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