Page 1, 10th August 1990

10th August 1990
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Runcie's Plea For Cathedrals

by Rita Wall CATHOLIC cathedrals stand to benefit from an appeal made by Dr Robert Runcie, the Archbishop of Canterbury to the prime minister for state aid to major church......

Newman's Oxford Dream Revived

by Peter Stanford CARDINAL Newman's dream of an oratory at Oxford is to be realised 126 years after he first suggested the idea, it was announced this week. The decision to......

Salesians Stranded In War In Liberia

FEARS were growing this week for the safety of three Catholic missionaries stranded in wartorn Liberia after they fled their college in the besieged capital Monrovia when it was......

Clean Shaven Saint Blunder

by Viyiane Hewitt in Rome GASPS of horror greeted the unveiling of a new statue to St Alphonsus, founder of the Redemptorist missionary order, in the small Italian Adriatic sea......

Christians Arrested At Us Air Base

A PRIEST, a nun, and a member of the Church of England General Synod were among ten christians arrested this week after they cut the perimeter fence at a US air force base.......

Bishop's Fears Over Kuwait

by Timothy Elphick THE Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, condemned by the United Nations and governments around the world as an act of outlandish barbarism, is worrying church leaders......

Board Game Ecumenism

QUESTION: what major forthcoming christian event is to be marked with the launch of a board game for between three and 18 players? Answer: the setting up this autumn of the......

Renewed Attacks On Madonna's Decency

by our Rome correspondent THE Vatican renewed its attack on rock star Madonna this week and rendered it official through an editorial in the papal mouthpiece daily Osservat ore......