August-September 1988

Cover Story

The Church Steps Forward in South Africa.


With successive states of emergency, government crackdowns, massive detentions, uncontrolled police violence, the elimination of a free press, and the banishing of international media, South Africa has virtually become a military dictatorship and a terrorist state.
Spring brings solidarity back in Poland. 
A thank you to all the contributions made during Sojourners time of critical crossroads.

Culture Watch

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