Page 1, 10th November 1989

10th November 1989
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Appeal Plea By Midlands Churchmen

by Peter Stanford THREE church leaders from the city where their alleged crimes took place have called for a review of the case of the Birmingham Six. Archbishop Maurice Couve......

Pope Intervenes To Halt Abortion Pill

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome WITHIN 24 hours of Pope John 11's indirect condemnation of the controversial RU 486 abortion pill, the French manufacturers declared it would not be......

Belgium Faces Crisis

by Dillon Woods BELGIUM is facing a constitutional crisis over the role of the monarchy with King Baudouin, a devout Catholic, hinting that he will refuse to endorse an Abortion......

American Nun Assaulted In Guatemala

AN American Ursuline sister was last week abducted from a retreat centre in Guatemala, taken against her will to a warehouse, and beaten, burnt with cigarettes and sexually......

Timorese Refugees With Bishop

THE violent backlash of the Indonesian occupying forces on the south east ' Asian island of East Timor after the recent papal visit has forced several protestors to take refuge......

One Per Cent Goes To Charity

MOST people give less than £2 a month to charity — less than one per cent of their income — according to a report out this week. And last year companies gave a smaller......

Poles Stop Kohl Going To Mass

WEST Germany's chancellor, Helmut Kohl, wants to attend Mass in an ethnically German part of western Poland, but the Polish government has said no. The bishop who invited Kohl......

Orthodox Block Gorbachev Concession

THE Russian Orthodox Church, rather than the Kremlin, could be blocking the removal of the last remaining obstacle to a possible papal visit to the Soviet Union, Vatican sources......

Plight Of Homeless Young Highlighted

Church backed report tells of children forced into crime and prostitution by Rita Wall THE number of homeless young people in Britain is spiralling at an alarming rate according......