Religion: Bitter Tour in Africa

While Pope Paul VI journeyed through Asia to considerable welcome, Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury made a quieter, less congenial trip through the white towns and black "homelands" of the Republic of South Africa. After a 16-day, 3,000-mile journey in the apartheid state, the head of the Anglican Communion was scarcely optimistic. "It would be premature to say that I believe that wrong was going to prevail," said the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Arthur Michael Ramsey in Johannesburg last week. But he saw only two alternatives: "Either violent revolution or a real change in which Christian people can play a part."


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