Damaraland Special

by Southern African Christian Alliance
Houston, Texas, United States
Christmas 1977
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter reports that Rev. James Hamupanda Kauluma was on 13 October elected the first indigenous Anglican bishop in the International Territory of Namibia. The newsletter includes a statement on torture in Namibia by Bishop L. Auala, Evangelical Lutheran Ovambokavango Church; Bishop R. Koopman, Catholic Diocese of Windhoek; Dr. J. L. de Vries, Evangelical Lutheran Church in SWA/Namibia; and Rev. El Morrow, Anglican Diocese of Damaraland that includes sections on the history of church protests, chain reaction of brutality and inhumanity, torture and South African security laws, and advice to people. The newsletter includes the text of a letter from Bishop Colin Winter to Rev. Theo Kotze and Beyers Naude of the Christian Institute who were among the recent large number of those banned for protesting the circumstances surrounding the death in prison of Steve Biko. Contents: ANGLICANS IN NAMIBIA ELECT FIRST NAMIBIAN NATIONAL TO BE BISHOP. FATHER JAMES KALULUMA, MARRIED AND STUDYING IN THE U.S.A., OVERWHELMING CHOSEN AS LEADER IN INTERNATIONAL TERRITORY OCCUPIED BY SOUTH AFRICA • A DAMARALAND CHRISTMAS CAROL • JOINT STATEMENT ON TORTURE IN NAMIBIA • SUPPORT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN BANNED
Collection: Patricia L. Beeman Southern Africa Liberation Committee collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections