Lutherans in Namibia: A call for freedom
An American church leader reports his findings after visiting a country enslaved by South Africa
by Paul C. Empie, The Lutheran
Undated, February 1975?
Article reprinted from the February 5, 1975 issue of The Lutheran. The article discusses Oshakati in Ovamboland, Pastor Kleopas Dumeni, Bishop Leonard Auala, the USA National Committee of the Lutheran World Federation, Ondangwa, the Church of Finland, the Ovambo-Kavango church, the South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Ovambos, the International Court of Justice, Commissioner J. de Wet, apartheid, tribal "homelands", refugees, the Tsumeb mines, diamonds, educational and health facilities, the church's printing plant at Oniipa, Lutheran World Action, the German Rhenish Mission Society, Windhoek, Billy Marais, Otjimbingwe, Olle Eriksson, Sean MacBride, and the United Nations Council for Namibia.
Used by permission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root