Religion: Gideon Withdrawn

The government of Prime Minister Johannes Strydom, devout member of the Dutch Reformed Church, preaches apartheid in the name of Christianity, but South Africa's Anglican and Roman Catholic clergy have taken a firm stand against government policy. More than anyone else, one man symbolized this opposition. He went into the slums to comfort black Africans hounded by the police. He threatened to close down his mission school for Africans rather than let the government impose a second-class curriculum. He became apartheid's most formidable adversary. Last week the Rev. Trevor Huddleston, provincial of the...

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