Religion: South Sea Bishop

Columbia University last week gave an Anglican Bishop from the South Seas an honorary degree (Doctor of Sacred Theology) for "outstanding service in the task of winning this war. . . ."

The Bishop was Melanesia's Walter Hubert Baddeley, now homewardbound to England after twelve years in the South Pacific. To get around his thousand-island see, he has sailed some 23,000 miles a year in his 300-ton ship, The Southern Cross.

Bishop Baddeley's war service has been to keep his natives loyal to Britain and the U.S. Military officials, grateful for the way islanders have helped beat the Jap and rescued many a...

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