Fred Morris went to Brazil in 1964 as a missionary of the United Methodist Church and served for nearly five years in southern Brazil near Rio de Janeiro.
The economics of torture, drugging dissenters, and prisons of the Shah
Pat Hostetter Martin, author of this article, went to Vietnam first in 1966 as a volunteer for the Mennonite Central Committee. She and her husband, Earl, returned to Vietnam in 1974.
When this article appeared, Dom Helder was Archbishop of Recife Olinda, Brazil.
“Remember those in prison as if you were there with them; and those who are being maltreated, for you like them are still in the world” (Hebrews 13:3).
It has been estimated that if things continue in the direction they are now going, by the year 2000 Christians of the Eastern Orthodox churches together with churches in the rest of the Western world will make up only about 40 percent of the world Christian population.