Religion: Words & Works

¶ India's Deputy Home Affairs Minister Balwant Nagesh Datar announced that during the past two years 789 U.S. missionaries had been approved for entry to India and 109 had been turned down on the ground that their services "were not required."

¶ Father Johannes Schwertfirm, Roman Catholic pastor in the Bavarian town of Ober-Teisendorf was in trouble with the law. Again and again, he had vainly asked the authorities for permission to enlarge his church, built in 1429 and far too small for his present congregation. Turned down because of the church's historical value, Father Schwertfirm, 63, carefully removed the church's...

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