Religion: Words & Works

¶ In South Africa, the Roman Catholic Church committed itself to all-out opposition to the Bantu Education Act, through which the white supremacy Nationalist government is taking over mission schools by cutting off subsidies for teachers. The church launched an appeal from every pulpit for a fund of $1,120,000 to carry the full load of teacher salaries and keep open the schools, which now have 120,000 black pupils. From Rome came the Pope's personal support: "I pray for the success of the Catholic bishops' campaign, and with all my heart I bless all...

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