SOUTH AFRICA: A Way with Transgressors

Simultaneously in more than a dozen South African cities one morning last week, teams of detectives began knocking on doors. Flourishing search warrants, they brushed past householders to search interiors. At the home of a white teacher of Johannesburg's Central Indian High School, they confiscated an old Chinese figured-silk dressing gown. Muttered one detective: "You never know what these symbols mean. Better have them translated." At St. Peter's Priory, they interrupted Anglican Missionary Trevor Huddleston in the middle of a Scripture lesson and expropriated 44 documents. The prize loot: Father Huddleston's...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!