Missions and Movements

by Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa
with Kleopas Dumeni, Lutheran World Federation, William Johnston
New York, New York, United States
August 1982
18 pages
The South African Defense Force and the South African occupation of Namibia and troops in Angola, and the destabilization of the Front Line States. Economic sanctions. Armaments Corporation of South Africa – ARMSCOR. SWAPO and ANC officials are granted only single entry visas and are therefore required to re-apply each time they are called overseas for conferences and diplomatic consultations. The World Alliance of Reformed Churches meeting in Ottawa voted by 221 to 2 0 to suspend South Africa's chief Dutch Reformed Churches, the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk and the Nederduitse Bervormde Kerk, from the Alliance for the heresy of apartheid. Excerpts of a report issued in May 1982 by Bishop Kleopas Dumeni. - Churches in Angola have appealed to the international community to condemn the genocide and destruction caused by South Africa's occupation troops which have invaded Southern Angola. Zimbabwe is the centerpiece of the emerging community of independent Southern African states organized in the Southern African Development Coordination Conference. The apartheid state has many targets, one of the chief ones the South African Council of Churches. The General Synod of the Church of England on 9 July 1982 joined the growing worldwide movement pressing for economic divestment from South Africa. * This newsletter uses a county former name: Zaire. Contents: 'I Can Shoot All These People Dead!' • Angolan Churches Condemn Secret War • Zimbabwe • War Games - Southern Africa • 'Pretoria is behind attacks' • Murder, Incorporated • South Africa - Church and State • Facing the Facts: The Church of England and South Africa
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Private collection of Elizabeth S. Landis