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Organisations: Francis, Spanish police
Locations: Boston, Beolfe

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Overseas news in brief

New archbishop

ARCHBISHOP BERNARD Day was last week installed in the American city of Boston. He is the city's eighth bishop.

Spanish terror

THE CATHOLIC bishops of San Sebastian and Pamalona have condemned the killing by Spanish police of four suspected Basque terrorists. ambushed last Thursday while landing in a boat from France.

Chinese puzzle

POPE JOHN Paul II has met with Archbishop Dominic Tang of Canton, China, in a private audience, the Vatican announced. As is customary with private audiences, details of the meeting were not released. Archbishop Tang, who is 75 years old and suffers from cancer, was named archbishop of Canton by Pope John Paul in 1981, one year after his release from a Chinese prison where he had been held for 22 years. Archbishop Tang, a Jesuit, had been arrested under the government of Mao Tse-tung as "a revolutionary political criminal."

Francis foundation

ARCHBISHOP H ALDER Camera of Olinde-Fieotte. Brazil. has announced the creation of a foundation to help the poor and to work against violence. Called The Work of Brother Francis, the new foundation will be headquartered in Beolfe. with representatives in Italy, France and West Germany. It plans to seek donations to aid the poorest regions of the world and to spread the ideals of nonviolence.




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