by Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa
New York, New York, United States
about December 1969
The newsletter reports that the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church relieved the committee charged with investing the Church's trust funds of the task of judging on the its holdings in banks and businesses dealing with and operating in Southern Africa. The newsletter includes reviews of books by Eduardo Mondlane, President of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO), and Mary Benson. The newsletter reports that a painting entitled "Young Christ Teaching in the Temple" (also called "Jesus Among the Doctors") - an imitation Vermeer by Han Van Meegeren – was sold to help the people of a Coloured church in Johannesburg; the painting was bought by Sir Ernest Oppenheimer and given to St. Alban's Anglican Church in Ferreirastown. Contents: Christmas • Retreat from Reality • The Struggle for Mozambique by Eduardo Mondlane, South Africa: The Struggle for a Birthright by Mary Benson • Publications • Biography of Bishop Reeves • Unprecedented in the Annals of Art • From Southern Africa
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root