Page 2, 10th December 1993

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Haiti aid THE VATICAN'S AID co-ordinating agency and two international Catholic relief agencies have established an emergency aid programme for Haiti. The Pontifical Council......

In Switzerland This Week, Figures Dressed As Santa Claus...

mitre-like headdresses, known in the local dialect as "infuln". The figures are taking part in the traditional "Klausjagen" (Claushunting) procession that takes place in......

New Building To Oust Sistine

BY V1VIANE HEWITT IN ROME M ICHELANGELO'S MOST demanding fresco, the Universal Judgment, is to be on view to the public next Easter after four years of restoration work. The......

Vietnam Bishops Plea For Religious Freedom

CATHOLIC BISHOPS IN Vietnam have written a letter pressing the government in Hanoi for greater religious freedom in an atmosphere of growing tension between Church and state.......

Vatican Row Over Dutch`culture Of Death' Euthanasia...

BY LUCY LETHBRIDGE VATICAN HAS CONDEMNED controversial Dutch legislation that will allow euthanasia under certain circumstances. The Vatican last week called the Dutch move......

Franciscans Admit 20 Years Of Sex Abuse

BY GEORGINA BREWER FRANCISCAN FRIARS at a seminary boarding school in California sexually abused 34 boys over a period of 20 years, an investigation concluded last week. "We......