Page 2, 11th January 1985

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Us Priest Seized By Beirut Gunmen

AN AMERICAN priest was seized by eight armed men as he travelled to his office in west Beirut on Tuesday. Fr Lawrence Martin Jenco, director of the Catholic Relief Services in......

As The Famine In Ethiopia Claims More Lives, The Israelis...

Storm over Falasha exodus by Jack O'Sullivan THE REVELATION last week that, since November, the Israeli government has been involved in a covert policy of "rescuing" the Black......

Letter From

ROME by Desmond O'Grady The direct route to degradation A CURRENT trial has focused public attention in Italy on the rehabilitation of drug addicts. The founder of the largest......

`torture Sessions Claim In Chile

THE head of the archdiocese of Santiago's human rights office has called on the Chilean Supreme Court to carry out a full investigation into "an illicit criminal organisation"......

Sudan 'catastrophe' Imminent

by Peter Stanford THE drought in Sudan is "becoming very serious and will become catastrophic in the next months" a Cafod staff member, recently returned from the country, has......

Vital Talks On The Reduction Of Nuclear Weapons Opened This

week in Geneva. Here we reproduce Pope John Paul ti's New Year appeal for peace. Wanted: a new philosophy THE NEW YEAR opens with negotiations that will begin on January 7 at......

Busy Papal Itinerary In Latin America

THE POPE plans to perform the first beatifications in Latin America. lunch with steelworkers, visit the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco in Peru, and tour poor shantytowns during a......

Shenouda Released

coP 1 IC or! hodox Pope Shenouda III has been released hom more than three sears of banishment in a desert monastery. In a one-sentence decree l ilting the banishment from......

()verse New In Brief Indian Warning

AN INDIAN priest, Fr Albinos Mint, H ho stood in the recent parliamentary election as a candidate for the opposition Janata party in the city of Lohardaga, near Ranchi, has been......