Damaraland Special

by Southern African Christian Alliance
with Colin Winter, John Wheeler, Ed Morrow
Houston, Texas, United States
Fall 1977
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
Contents: BISHOP COLIN WINTER SPEAKS OF HIS RECUPERATION FOLLOWING SEVERE ILLNESS SUFFERED IN MARCH WHILE ON TOUR IN THE UNITED STATES • PERSONAL APPEAL FOR BISHOP COLIN WINTER • CLOSING OF ONE DOOR… …OPENING OF ANOTHER • EVENTS IN NAMIBIA • FR. SIPO MZIMELA OF SOUTH AFRICA TO BE BISHOP WINTER'S COMMISSARY IN NEW YORK • MEMORIAL TO THE CLERGY FROM THE VICAR GENERAL • PROGRAM NEWS • The newsletter includes a letter from Rev. John Wheeler seeking donations for Bishop Colin Winter via either the Damaraland Support Group or the Southern African Christian Alliance. It reports that the Namibian International Peace Centre at the Abbey in Sutton Courtenay has been closed and that the Herman ja Toivo House was opened in London and has continued to operate under Bishop Winter's guidance and leadership. The newsletter includes a letter from Fr. Ed Morrow, Vicar General, about events in Namibia that discusses Nathaniel Nakwatumbah, Rauna Shimbode, the Namibia Council of Churches, the meeting of church leaders with representatives of the five western powers, an S.A.B.C. Owambo broadcast, and Oshandi and the "troubles" in the north. [Note: Toivo’s name is often spelled ya Toivo.]
Collection: Patricia L. Beeman Southern Africa Liberation Committee collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections