Page 2, 10th June 1983

10th June 1983
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Surreal Church-state Balance In Poland

Alexander Tomsky weighs up who might gain most from the Pope's visit to Poland next week THE PRAGUE writer and prophet Franz Kafka was correct in his view of our modern world as......

Tyburn Nuns Tell Of Peru Flood Disaster

by Martin Whitlock A DRAMATIC account of the devastation and suffering which has been caused on the coastal plain of Northern Peru by the worst flooding in the area in living......

Bishop's Scrutiny Of Apparitions

ALLEGED apparitions of the Virgin Mary in a small village in central Yugoslavia in the summer of 1981 are now being investigated by a special commission set up by the local......

Cryptic Unity

THE CRYPT beneath the Basilica of St Ambrose in Milan was packed with a congregation of some 200 Anglicans and Catholics recently for the Concelebration of the Eucharist by four......

Stamp Of Art

THE VATICAN Philatelic Office plans to issue on Tuesday a second series of stamps commemorating the Vatican art exhibition which is on tour in the United States. The face value......

Beefing Up The Friday Penance

ONE OF America's most outspoken liberal Catholic newspapers has come out in (amour of the reintroduction of Friday abstinence. In an editorial, the National Catholic Reporter......

Petitions For Gaoled Priest

A LARGE number of petitions protesting against the arrest and imprisonment last mongh of Fr Alfonsas Svarinskas now seem to be circulating among Catholics in Lithuania. The......

The Pope Last Week Issued A Strong Endorsement Of The

work of Catholic relief agencies when he addressed the 400 delegates to the General Assembly of Caritas lnternationalis at an audience in the Vatican. The delegates, who......

News In Brief

Mass for sick POPE John Paul presided over a special holy year Rite for the sick and suffering in St Peter's Square late on Sunday. He concelebrated Mass with a legless bishop......

Anti-nazi Holiness

A GERMAN Jesuit who strongly opposed the Nazi regime has moved a step nearer to beatification. At a ceremony attended by Pope John Paul the Vatican Congregation for Saints'......