A Right To Die?

Mrs. Jesse Jones, a 25-year-old mother, is contesting a court order which doctors credit with saving her life. She and her husband filed a petition in the U.S. Circuit Court of Washington, D. C., to quash the order under which doctors at Georgetown University Hospital subjected her to a blood transfusion against her will. The couple belong to the Jehovah’s Witnesses sect.

Protestant Panorama

United Presbyterians will take up a special offering next February 9 to provide bail and meet other legal costs for those arrested in civil rights demonstrations. The money will also be used to relieve the financial distress of the families of those arrested.

Louisville Presbyterian Seminary dedicated its new $4,500,000 campus last month. Nine buildings are located on the site overlooking a park.

Church of the Nazarene is climaxing a quadrennium of evangelistic emphasis with an eleven-day national campaign to distribute more than two million copies of the Gospel of John.

A secretariat for the North American Christian Convention is being established in Cincinnati. Leonard G. Wymore was named convention director.

The first Lutheran church buildings in Ghana will be built near Accra and in Kumasi. Missionaries of the Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America started work in Ghana three years ago. There are now four congregations meeting in public school buildings.

Miscellany

The Tunisian government ordered the North Africa Mission, an evangelical group with headquarters in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, to stop seeking converts among Muslims. The mission’s bookstore in Tunis was ordered closed and its Bible correspondence courses discontinued.

The hierarchy of the Orthodox Church in Greece, in a surprise decision, unanimously agreed ...

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