Page 6, 11th February 1977

11th February 1977
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Seven Missionaries Killed In Rhodesia

1 -B y Frances Gumley SEVEN Catholic missionaries — three Jesuits and four Dominican nuns — were gunned down on Sunday by a terrorist gang at St Paul's Mission at Musami,......

Pax Christi Protest To Czechoslovakia

Cardinal Bernard Alfrink, International President of Pax Christi has sent a telegram to President Gustav Husak of Czechoslovakia protesting against the "repressive measures"......

Seminar On Islam And Christianity

A study on the general theme, The God of Christendom and the God of Islam, will be held at St Gabriel's College of philosophy and theology in Moedling from May 31 to June 4. All......

Vatican Paper Attacks Sterilisation

THE Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, has rapped the use of sterilisation as a means of population control. Echoing recent testimony before the United Nations Population......

Argentina Confiscates Jesuit Journal

President•Jorge Videla of Argentina has ordered the confiscation of the Jesuit magazine, CIAS, and the daily, La Opinion, in an effor to stop what he called "biased and......

Cuba's Catholic Population 'halved'

The Catholic population of Cuba has nearly halved since 1961, according to the Italian missionary magazine, Mondo e Missione (World and Mission). It said that in 1961 more than......

Papal Recognition

The European Bishops' Conference, set up in 1971, was officially recognised by the Pope on January 10 and received the status of a Council. Nineteen representatives of bishops'......

Spanish Bishops' Appeal

SPAIN'S Catholic bishops have appealed to the government to declare an amnesty for all political prisoners and have condemned recent outbreaks of political violence. A statement......

S African Bishops On Pacifism

THE Bishops' Conference of South Africa, meeting in Pretoria, has been urged to support the individual's right to conscientious objection. The recommendation is based on the......