Religion: President from India

The Chinese Communists are isolating and gagging Chinese Christians (see below). Last week an echo reached far-off Rolle, Switzerland. There, the World Council of Churches announced that one of its six presidents, Dr. T. C. Chao, had resigned last April. Dr. Chao, Anglican dean of the School of Religion at Peking's Yenching University, had resigned in protest against the council's stand on Korea and the Stockholm "peace" appeal.

To replace Chao, the World Council elected its first woman president, Sarah Chakko, president of Isabella Thoburn College at Lucknow, India. An indefatigable committeewoman, 46-year-old Miss Chakko is a member of India's Mar Thoma...

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