Missionar und Wissenschaft. In Memoriam Pater Otto Meyer M.S.C. (1877-1937)
On 14 December 1937 the front page of the Australian daily newspaper The Telegraph featured the following headline: PRIEST DIES ON SHIP IN BRISBANE. There followed the information that sixty-year-old Father Otto Meyer MSC had died in his cabin on board the liner Nellore at 6 a.m. that morning. He had just spent two months leave in Sydney and was on his way back to Watom Island in the Bismarck Archipelago, where he had been active as a Missionary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for the past 35...[Show more]
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