Religion: Non-Political Missions

A censor-delayed dispatch from India printed in the Christian Century last week revealed that the British Government was taking extra precautions that missionaries should render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's. The method: a revised memorandum covering "aliens desiring to undertake missionary work" in India and Burma. Since World War I the British have required every foreign missionary to pledge that he would "do nothing contrary to or in diminution of the authority of the lawfully constituted government in the country to which I am appointed." The mission board or society which supports him...

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