Turkish Residence Permit for James Leeper

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BWA Executive Committee Resolution 1968-08.2

Whereas, The Executive Committee of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Monrovia, Liberia, July 30 to August 1, 1968, has learned that the Rever-end James Leeper, pastor of an English-speaking Baptist church in Ankara, Turkey, has been denied an extension of his residence permit,

Be it resolved that the Committee respectfully and urgently requests the Turkish authorities to grant the needed permit.

MOTION was made and duly passed that this resolution be adopted.

Keywords

BWA; James Leeper; Turkey.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Nordenhaug, Josef, editor. Baptist World Alliance: Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee Held at Monrovia, Liberia July 30-August 1, 1968. Washington, D.C.: Baptist World Alliance, 1968.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Josef Nordenhaug, ed., Baptist World Alliance: Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee Held at Monrovia, Liberia July 30-August 1, 1968 (Washington, D.C.: Baptist World Alliance, 1968), pp. 43-44.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA Executive Committee Resolution 1968-08.2 Turkish Residence Permit for James Leeper; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA Executive Committee Resolution 1968-08.2).

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