Religion: Words & Works

¶ In a letter to Bishop S.K. Mondol, president of the Christian Council of India and Pakistan, India's Prime Minister Nehru spelled out his stand on foreign Christian missionaries. They are not, he said, "considered by us from the point of view of Christianity but [as] foreigners coming to India . . . Any unrestricted entry of foreigners creates political problems which may give us trouble in the future."

¶ More than 8,000 people gathered in San Francisco for the 47th General Conference Session of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. To replace retiring President William...

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