Page 2, 10th October 1997

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Coptic converts BISHOP Antonios Naguib of the Coptic Catholic diocese of Minyua in southern Egypt claims 1,500 Egyptian Christians are converting to Islam every month, in an......

Korean Famine Goes 'unnoticed'

BY PATRICK WEST NORTH KOREANS are being driven to cannibalism in the face of acute famine, the Irish aid agency Trocaire reports. The charity's parliamentary delegation has......

Church Opens Near Auschwitz

BY JOE JENKINS A NEW CATHOLIC church was consecrated on Sunday just one mile from the Auschwitz Birkenau death camp in Poland. St Joseph's, in Oswiecim, features a mural......

Anyone Know The Latin For Sellotape?

New Latin lexicon revives dead language BY ANDREW M BROWN A NEW DICTIONARY of Latin, the official language of the Vatican state, was published last weekend in Italy. The Lexicon......

Scientists Discover Flood Of Biblical Proportions

BY PATRICK WEST THE BIBLICAL TALE of Noah's Great Flood could have been inspired by a massive flooding of the Black Sea 7,000 years ago. In an article in this week's New......